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Top 10 Sauvignon Blancs

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Mike Weir Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2010, V.Q.A., Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada: Lovely refreshment with notes of white melon and lime. Lively and clean. Great aperitif or food companion. Drink: 2012-2014. 686972 12.50% D 750 mL  $14.95 Score: 87/100. June 9, 2012 Full Review
Trio Reserva Concha Y Toro Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Casablanca, Rapel, Limarí Valleys, Chile: Classic Chilean Sauvignon Blanc with grassy good aromas and herbal refreshment. Terrific acidity for food. Clean and crisp. Drink: 2012-2014. 678656 13% XD 750 mL  $13.95 Score: 89/100. June 9, 2012 Best Value White Wine. Charming Grilled Chicken Wine Full Review
Caliterra Tributo Single Vineyard Algarrobo Block Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Leyda Valley, Chile: Refreshing and grassy with come-alive flavours of lime and chives. Wake up to spring and the rest of your life. Drink: 2012-2014. 283648 13.50% XD 750 mL  $14.95 Score: 89/100. June 9, 2012 Best Value White Wine. Full Review
Domaine Chauveau La Charmette Pouilly Fumé 2010, A.C., Loire, France: Classic Old World Sauvignon Blanc that's pure lemon light and crispness. Not much oak evident here; great mouth-watering juiciness for food. Not grassy, just refreshing and focused. Makes me focused too ... on the bottle. Drink: 2012-2014. 274357 12% XD 750 mL  $21.95 Score: 91/100. April 14, 2012 Full Review
Hungaria Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Etyek, Hungary: A crisp white with refreshing notes of green melon, lime and gooseberry. Thirst-quenching with a zippy finish. Drink: 2012-2014. 269688 12% D 750 mL  $9.95 Score: 87/100. April 12, 2012 Full Review
Alpine Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Wairau Marlborough, New Zealand: Incredible for the price! Very grassy, herbal and refreshing. Clean, crisp and mouth-watering with lime acidity. Drink: 2011-2013. 241810 13% XD 750 mL  $14.95 Score: 88/100. June 22, 2012 Full Review
Dog Point Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Grassy great and refreshing! It's a burst of lemon sunshine on a cloudy day. Great food wine. Drink: 2012-2014. 677450 13.50% XD 750 mL  $20.95 Score: 90/100. September 29, 2012 Top Rated White Wine. Full Review
Eradus Sauvignon Blanc 2010, Awatare Valley, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Extremely grassy and herbal with big time refreshment. Mouth-watering acidity and crispness right to the end. Drink: 2010-2013. 225557 13.50% XD 750 mL  $17.95 Score: 88/100. April 28, 2012 Full Review
Two Rivers Of Marlborough Convergence Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Here's your ultimate NZ SB! Citrus lift, not too grassy and ultra refreshing. Want to love SB? Start here. Drink: 2011-2014. 277707 13.50% XD 750 mL  $29.95 Score: 93/100. April 28, 2012 Top Rated White Wine. Full Review
Wither Hills Wairau Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand: Grassy and herbal with quivering lime vibrancy. Pure, fresh, no oak. Bring me a mega big salad! Drink: 2012-2014. 919514 13.50% XD 750 mL  $17.95 Score: 90/100. May 12, 2012 Best Value White Wine. Scrumptious Seafood Wine Full Review

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