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Drea's Wine Co. Drea's Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Wine Review

Drea's Wine Co. Drea's Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Drea's Wine Co. Drea's Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $26.50

Drink: 2020-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Drea's Wine Co.

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A lovely, vibrantly fresh Niagara Sauvignon Blanc with aromas of classic gooseberry and lime zest on the nose. Medium-bodied and ultra-refreshing. Pair with seafood, shellfish and roast chicken or turkey. Order directly from the winery.

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This Drea's Wine Co. Drea's Sauvignon Blanc 2017 was reviewed on July 8, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2019 

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

I love the label on this wine, it's beautiful, and gives you a hint of the flavours inside. Aromas of green herbs, lime, and gooseberry. Medium bodied, creamy texture, but with lots of balancing, bright acidity. Very green and fresh on the palate. Enjoy with herb roasted fish or chicken.
Lynn van der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Winemaker Andrea Kaiser of Drea’s Winery in Niagara made this Sauvignon Blanc as a nod to her late father, Karl Kaiser, former co-founder of Inniskillan Winery.
The 2017 grape growing season had a bit of a tumultuous start with a wetter and cooler season than normal, but a warm and dry September and October allowed for an uninterrupted ripening of the fruit, bringing about complex yet juicy flavours.


This Sauvignon Blanc, produced in small batches to capitalize on this unique year, boasts aromas of gooseberries, freshly cut grass and minerality, pushing through to a crisp lime finish. Mouth coating and persistent. Pair with goat cheese appetizers or creamy pasta dishes.
Tasted May 2021.
Christian Marcoux rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

The Drea’s 2017 is an exciting Sauvignon Blanc, made by Reif Estate Winery, located in the Niagara wine region. The wine shoes aromas of green apple, grapefruit, lemon grass, asparagus, saline and fresh bread. Light and aromatic, the wine exposes aging notes and soft acidity. The finish is delicate and provides delicious note of lemon throughout the journey. Palate: pear, lemon, grapefruit, asparagus, saline and butter. Enjoy.

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