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Momo Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Wine Review

Momo Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Momo Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Organic wine


Winery: Momo

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

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Reviews and Ratings

ORGANIC / Vibrant and crisp with a terrific nervy and racy acidity running through the core of this New Zealand white wine made from the country's iconic Sauvignon Blanc grape. This kiwi savvy is herbal and refreshing with lots of mouth-watering, lime zest acidity for a range of dishes. There's some lemon zest on the finish. Intense, vibrant and clean. Mouth-watering acidity weaves its way through fresh aromas of grapefruit and guava. Bring it, especially for movie night with fried chicken! MINE: Momo 2016 is a vibrant, zesty New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, South Island. This wine is certified organic and suitable for vegetarians and vegans meaning no dairy products or eggs were used in the production of this wine. Look for ripe peach, bell pepper and green herb flavours on this made-for-food Sauvignon Blanc. Drink now. OTHER: Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review: Pale, almost clear lemon in the glass. An enticing nose, full of promise- salinity, asparagus and garrigue. The palate delivers with herbal, grassy notes. Acidity is zesty but balanced. Long, lingering finish. Everything you would want from a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Great Value. Pair with oysters, scallops, feta cheese. Tasted April 2019. www.thewineloverskitchen.com. OTHER: Craig Haynes WSET 3 for wine rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review: Seresin Estate practices organic and biodynamic viticulture so it is no surprise that it produces an organic sauvignon blanc. From the 2016 Momo Organic, anticipate pronounced aromas including white flowers, white peach and sea stones. On the palate, expect lime to take the lead and to stay on as the finish. OTHER: Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review: Naturally fermented with wild yeasts and six months on lees, this fresh Organic, Sauvignon Blanc is a pretty pale lemon green colour - with grassy, lime zest, snow peas, gooseberry, grapefruit, kiwi skin and a flint-driven stony essence. Flavours reflect this alongside nectarine stone fruit, cooked asparagus and lemon citrus notes with an herbal cilantro characteristic lingering into the finish. Bright acidity allows for a crisp, clean classically mouth-watering. Would be a nice accompaniment with anything from the sea, or spring rolls. 90 points. OTHER: Lori Sweet rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review: Off-dry with a very pronounced floral bouquet. Best served cold. Medium finish. OTHER: Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review: Broad nose showing lemon, pineapple, lemon grass, boxwood, and lemon skin. Quite crisp and clean, extra dry, and refreshing. Palate contributes lemon and steely minerality before tomato leaf moves in on the finish. Very typical and true to style. Do up some shellfish with lemon and garlic or toss a grilled chicken and goat cheese salad. OTHER: Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review: An organic Sauvignon Blanc with aromas of peach, cantaloupe, and tropical fruit with notes of freshly mowed grass, mineral notes, chalk, and white peppercorn. Medium-bodied and dry on the palate with flavours of lemon, granny smith apple and orchard fruit. Pair with salty tempura fried appetizers. Tasted at the Pure Discovery New Zealand Wine event in Ottawa May 2019. OTHER: It is beautifully lifted and inviting on the nose showing fresh apple, lime peel, rock melon and subtle oatmeal characters. The palate delivers juicy fruit intensity together with fine texture and firm acidity, finishing long and refined. A restrained rendition offering complexity and savoury nuances. At its best: now to 2021. Score - 91 (Sam Kim, wineorbit.co.nz, March 2019). - Community Wine Reviews

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