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Blind River Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Wine Review

Blind River Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Blind River Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Awatere Valley, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2019-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Blind River

Agent: Wine Guru Selections Inc

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Blind River 2017 Sauvignon Blanc is fresh cut grass, light herbs on the nose with lime, lemongrass, light herb flavours on the palate and zesty acidity for food. The Sauvignon Blanc grapes for this wine were grown on the winery's own estate in the Awatere Valley, with 90% fermented in stainless steel tanks and 10% in oak barriques. Pair with a goat cheese and arugula flatbread.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: Asian chicken salad, pork tenderloin, asparagus and linguine carbonara, asparagus and sugar snap pea soup, avocado and papaya salad.

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This Blind River Sauvignon Blanc 2017 was reviewed on February 27, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A classic New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc with aromas of guava, pineapple skin, elderflower and fresh grassy herbs with an abundance of nectarine, citrus zest and green mango fruit flavours. Medium plus acidity with a brisk, light body and flinty finish. A great pairing with pesto pizza topped with goat cheese. Cheers!
From the Awatere Valley, South Island, New Zealand, Blind River 2017 Sauvignon Blanc is fresh cut grass, light herbs flavours on the palate wrapped up with a zingy acidity for food. The Sauvignon Blanc grapes for this wine were grown on the winery's own estate in the Awatere Valley, with 90% fermented in stainless steel tanks and 10% in oak barriques. This vintage was awarded Blue-Gold at the 2018 Sydney International Wine Competition. Chill and enjoy it now while it is fresh and zesty. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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