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Matua Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Wine Review

Matua Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Matua Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Hawke's Bay, Marlborough, New Zealand

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2018-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.1%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Matua

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 309575
  • $17.99 
  • 7,647 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Gwen Barton rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Aromatic and refreshing Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough Region. Heavy citrus nose with hint of freshly cut grass. Flavours of grapefruit, lime and peach rounded out with ripe melon on the finish. Ready to drink! Excellent value! Enjoy with beet and goat cheese salad. Tasted September 2017
Andreane Chenier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Delicious white with a strong grapefruit flavour with some green herb. The nose is light, fresh with scents of grass.

This wine would pair nicely with a white/rose sauce pasta, or with a grilled herb fish or herbed roasted cold pork.
Stephen Andrews reviewed this wine as follows:

Tasted Jan. 15th 2108 in Aruba. Colour light straw gold. Legs light suggests 13%. Aromas and flavours of, lemon peel, yellow apple and hint of sea salt. Taste dry minus, lemon fruit, mouthfeel light, mouthwatering plus, no tannin,. Finish lemon tart and quick. I like this wine for drinking in the Islands because it is great value, crisp, refreshing and pairs well with shellfish. It is good on its own. We ate packaged guacamole and the wine paired fine with it. Thank you Matua for making an affordable wine to be consumed by the masses.

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