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Featherstone Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Wine Review

Featherstone Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Featherstone Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2015-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Featherstone

Agent: Featherstone Winery

Natalie's Score: 89/100

White and green melon in this lovely vibrant Niagara Sauvignon Blanc. Love the lime citrus notes, not much grassy action here though lots of mouth-watering acidity for vegetarian dishes and shellfish. Lemon and gooseberry on this zesty, zingy white wine. Medium-bodied and refreshing.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: vegetarian dishes, shellfish.

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This Featherstone Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2015 was reviewed on June 11, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Light straw colour with a gorgeous sweet boquet of exotic fruits, lemon drops, and just a touch of those Sauvignon Blanc herbal notes. A very nice expression from the small boutique Ontario winery, Featherstone. Only 277 cases produced making this quite a rare treat to enjoy this summer and fall. Enjoy with summer salads with grilled halloumi, spicy dishes, or grilled fish cakes with fruit chutney. Tasted July 2016. 89+ points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Nicole Lewis rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A lovely Ontario example of Sauvignon Blanc that has been produced in a small lot (277 cases). It is very fair, almost clear and exhibits guava, fresh grass and lemon grass on the nose. It is a crisp, tart Sauv. providing flavours of guava, lemon and gooseberry. It ends with a medium to long finish that replays the fruit and crisp flavours.

It is pleasant, well made - serve with grilled swordfish or shark steaks.

Reviewed by Nicole T. Lewis on July 25, 2016.
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Lemon with a hint of grass but not varietally indicative of Sauvignon Blanc. There was some lychee and tropical sweetness and orange peel on the nose. Palate was a little more herbal and familiar. Good amount of fresh acidity.
Tasted: May 2016
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

A Sauvignon Blanc with a noticably deeper golden appearance than most but boasts a vibrant nose and lively acidity. The vegetal notes are subdued and this Sauv Bl is more citrus, floral and tropical fruit forward (passion fruit, star fruit). There is also a nice honeyed lemon note in the finish. Enjoy this refreshing wine with seared scallops and shrimps. Patio white! Tasted May 2016 - @sommsosa @bespoketastings

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