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Beaulieu Vineyard BV Coastal Estates Sauvignon Blanc 2012 Wine Review

Beaulieu Vineyard BV Coastal Estates Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Beaulieu Vineyard BV Coastal Estates Sauvignon Blanc 2012

California, United States

Community Score:84/100

Community Reviews: 9

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Price: $10.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Medium Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Beaulieu Vineyard

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 87/100

A zesty, vibrant white wine with come-alive aromas of grapefruit and lime. Great as an aperitif or pair it with shellfish or chevre.

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This Beaulieu Vineyard BV Coastal Estates Sauvignon Blanc 2012 was reviewed on August 15, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Sean O'Regan - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

August 17, 2014: Pale straw, nose is a little muted but still showing some herbaceousness and passion fruit. Mouthwatering, with a kiss of sweetness under the acidity, passion fruit and apple make on appearance on the palate. The finish is a little short. A pleasant wine for the patio with some appetizers.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

A fairl closed wine for a Sauvignon Blanc, with subtle aromas of white melon and lemon. The taste is more pineaple and lime, with good acidity.
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Wine is pale lemon with Medium aromas featuring citrus, fresh cut green pepper, green appple,herbal.
The palate reveals fresh acidity with aromas duplicated. A vegetal component is evident at the back end.
Length is medium+ with a cleansing finish.
Definitive salad wine.
Tasted: August 2014
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

Pale lemon yellow. Softer lemon and some herbaceous notes on the nose and the palate. Fresh and slightly grassy, not as tart as expected. Finish is a bit short.
Courtney Flood rated this wine as 83/100 with the following review:

Pretty closed wine. Applesauce and straw. Pear and apple on the palate. Very light.
Shelley Harris rated this wine as 82/100 with the following review:

A pale yellow wine with fruity aroma and melon overtones on the palate. Would complement well a meal of grilled salmon.
Tom Vigeant reviewed this wine as follows:

Pleasant, moderately intense citrus with a hint of herbaceous character and minerality on the nose. Well balanced, lively acidity. Light to medium bodied. Herbaceous character comes out a little too strongly in the finish, overtaking the citrus flavours.
An enjoyable, wine with bright, refreshing fruit character.
Grapes are sourced primarily from the Central Coast and Lodi.

A long, cool fermentation focused the fruit and retained the crisp acids.

The mild, even growing season of 2012 produced excellent fruit quality.

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