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Thalia Sauvignon Blanc Vilana 2016 Wine Review

Thalia Sauvignon Blanc Vilana 2016

Thalia Sauvignon Blanc Vilana 2016

Peza, Greece

Community Score:85/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $10.05

Drink: 2016-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Thalia

Agent: The Kolonaki Group Inc

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Light, pretty and floral with notes of lilies and white melon. Lovely chilled aperitif or companion to seafood.

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This Thalia Sauvignon Blanc Vilana 2016 was reviewed on April 25, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Fragrant and floral, with aromas of apple blossom, lemon, pear, and mango. The taste is light, carrying the floral character of the aromas. The acidity is medium-low, and the finish is medium pear.
Lori Kilmartin WSET3 - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

I reviewed the 2015 Thalia last year and find the 2016 very similiar. My first thoughts were "not your usual Sauvignon Blanc" both last year and this year. There is a bit of herbaceousness but not a lot of gooseberry. Light bodied with lemon/lime aromas and flavours and what I would call soft acidity. This would be a good pairing with Chicken Alfredo. Tasted March 20, 2017
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Atypical sauvignon blanc - very light bodied, hints of green vegetal character, touch of saliity. Nice and simple. Great with pan-seared scallops.
Olivier de Maisonneuve rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

As my esteemed collegues noted, this is not a typical aromatic sauvignon blanc. Not much of the expected green notes on the nose. It is lightly fruity and has a soft acidity and some structure,thanks to the vilana. All in all, a nice patio wine,for reading a good book,under the parasol,with a gentle spring breeze blowing romantic whiffs from that bed of thrush by the fence.
Valérie Dufour - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 80/100 with the following review:

A Sauvignon blanc from Crete? I had to taste it. Typical nose of melon, but not super aromatic. A little watery. Not long in the mouth. Worth a try for the curiosity, but too lean even at that price.

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