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Borthwick Vineyard Paddy Borthwick Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Wine Review

Borthwick Vineyard Paddy Borthwick Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Borthwick Vineyard Paddy Borthwick Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Wairarapa, North Island, New Zealand

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2020-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Borthwick Vineyard

Agent: Nicholas Pearce Wines Inc

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Love this Sauvignon Blanc from Wairarapa, North Island, New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Fresh and bright on the nose with nettle, lemongrass, melon and stone fruit aromas. Dry, juicy with mouth-watering acidity, this is a light-bodied Sauv Blanc with chive, grapefruit and lemongrass flavours on the palate. Pretty yummy. Pair with a goat cheese and smoke salmon pizza.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: steamed fresh shrimp, sautéed scallops with a squeeze of lemon juice, crab cakes, fish tacos.

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This Borthwick Vineyard Paddy Borthwick Sauvignon Blanc 2018 was reviewed on May 27, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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From Borthwick Vineyard in the Wairarapa, Paddy Borthwick 2018 Sauvignon Blanc is from a warm vintage. Intense with ripe tropical fruit, fine herb and mineral aromas on the nose, it is a lighter-bodied SB with good acidity, more fine herbs, mineral, and grapefruit flavours on the palate with a lingering lime zesty finish. Nicely done. - Community Wine Reviews

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