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Fairhall Downs Single Vineyard Small & Smith Family Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2012 Wine Review

Fairhall Downs Single Vineyard Small & Smith Family Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Fairhall Downs Single Vineyard Small & Smith Family Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:83/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2013-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Fairhall Downs

Agent: M.C.O.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Very grassy and herbal with a lime lift on the finish. Clean and crisp with no oak. Great for spinach quiche and vegetarian dishes.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: green curry featuring seafood.

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This Fairhall Downs Single Vineyard Small & Smith Family Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2012 was reviewed on March 2, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Mark Cochrane Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 80/100 with the following review:

A light yellow Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough region with signature aromas of grapefruit, lemon zest, herbs and that hint of New Zealand vegetal bouquet. The wine has good acidity and a dominant flavour of grapefruit pith which gives it that long grapefruit finish. This wine would pair well with most seafood like deep fried clams, shrimp or grilled salmon on the BBQ.
Intense aromas of passion fruit, green pear, gooseberry and artichoke. Medium bodied, juicy and tangy with hints of lime and grapefruit, buoyantly supported by a mouth-watering acidity. Ends with a crisp and tangy finish. Aromatic & Flavourful. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, Jan. 2013

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