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Loveblock Love Letter Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Wine Review

Loveblock Love Letter Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Loveblock Love Letter Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Awatere Valley, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $23.95

Drink: 2019-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.8%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Loveblock

Agent: The Vine Agency

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Medium-bodied, supple and crisp. Tasty and savory. Pair with chicken in cream sauce.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: grilled chicken, green salads topped with warm goat cheese, seafood Shepherd's pie.

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This Loveblock Love Letter Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2017 was reviewed on May 17, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Aromas of green herbs, tinned peas, pineapple, line zest and a hint of a stony, mineral note. Bright acidity and zesty on the palate, with a nice balance of green, fresh herbs and tropical fruit on the finish. Enjoy with fresh summer salads or spring pea risotto.
Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Tomato leaf, boxwood, grass, and citrus blossom in this textbook and appealing Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Extra dry and crisp, though acidity is slightly softened by about one-quarter of the wine undergoing malolactic fermentation. A small portion was fermented in barrel, adding some pleasant texture. A little lemon and lemon grass join the mix on the finish. Ideal for salmon with dill, spinach salad with goat cheese, or fish and chips.
Loveblock's Love Letter Estate 2017 is a vegan-friendly Sauvignon Blanc partially barrel-fermented with a small portion of undergoing malolactic conversion giving the wine a nice rounded mouth feel. Look for ripe tropical fruit flavours and zesty citrus acidity on the palate. Pair with grilled shellfish dishes. - Community Wine Reviews

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