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Elephant Hill Le Phant Blanc Named Varietal Blends-White 2011 Wine Review

Elephant Hill Le Phant Blanc Named Varietal Blends-White 2011

Elephant Hill Le Phant Blanc Named Varietal Blends-White 2011

Hawkes Bay, North Island, New Zealand

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Agent: H.H.D. Imports

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Lovely, slightly white floral edged with lime lift. Ultra-refreshing, pretty aperitif or companion to seafood. Medium-bodied and vibrant.

Named Varietal Blends-White food pairings: barbecued chili prawns.

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This Elephant Hill Le Phant Blanc Named Varietal Blends-White 2011 was reviewed on July 20, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Viognier, pinot gris and gewürztraminer are varieties growing in popularity but blending them together creates complexities and subtleties that are something quite delicious. The floral notes hit you, along with subtle spice and sweetness that doesn’t cloy, but has a slightly off-dry finish. This is screaming out for anything with a lime/chili/coriander profile. Our taste buds were singing happy summer songs. Source: Tash McGill, nzherald.co.nz, Dec. 15, 2012

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