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Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Wine Review

Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Marlborough, New Zealand

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 10

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2016-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Oyster Bay

Agent: Delegat Canada Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Fresh and crisp with lemongrass and lime lift. Grassy but not too much. Mouth-watering acidity for shellfish.

Scrumptious Seafood Wine

This Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016 was reviewed on January 26, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

When you reach to take a sip of this, you just know this is a New Zealand Sauvie. Quintessential aromas of white grapefruit citrus, honeydew melon, gooseberries, freshly cut grass and a touch of flinty and wet stone minerals. Flavours are zesty, crisp and refreshing with underripe green apple, yellow pepper, green beans, white pepper, lime zest and a peppermint finish. Mineral gravel flinty notes. Crisp and zingy. Pair with shrimp cocktail or fresh oysters. 90 points
Gwen Barton rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Very reliable Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough Region-NZ. Aromatic and flavourful. Generous Lemon-lime and tropical fruit flavours with notes of cut grass and slate. Pleasant acidity. Lovely when paired with fish tacos and avocado salsa. Tasted: October 2017
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Very pale straw with a greenish tinge, with aromas of lemon, line zest, fresh cut grass, and minerality. Aromatic, but a little more subdued than many NZ Sauv Blancs. The taste is a little softer than many wines of this style as well, though it still has good acidity. The usual lemon, lime, and gooseberry. A great wine for white fish.
Mike Chen rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Decent white wine with a nice nose. Enjoyed with some sushi or Chinese food

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