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Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Wine Review

Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Villa Maria

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Villa Maria Cellar Section Sauvignon Blanc is bright with citrus notes and green herbs on the nose. Zesty delicious with mouth-watering lemon lime, grassy, tropical fruit and fresh herb flavours mouth-watering on the palate. Chill and enjoy it now in all of its freshness.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: Thai green curry fish, shellfish, chicken and sage skewers, fresh tomato and basil salad.

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This Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2018 was reviewed on November 7, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Villa Maria is always a reliable choice and this Sauvignon Blanc is no exception. Classic grassiness and herbaceous notes on the nose and palate here without being over the top. Underlying tropical fruit notes balance the savoury nicely. Smooth with a nice acid backbone. Herbal notes linger on the long finish. Serve with herbed quiche. Good value. Tasted October 2019. www.thewineloverskitchen.com
Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A step up in quality and interest from the regular reliable go-to Villa Maria Sav. Oozing with granadilla (passion fruit), fruit salad, tropical tones and ripe melon. It has a balanced acidity with a long lingering finish that makes you want to sip this rather than glug it. Try it with a pumpkin, chorizo and kale frittata. @wrightwineblog
Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc with fresh tropical fruit on the nose. Medium acidity and soft fruit on the palate. A wonderful sipper that goes well with appetizers (tapas) and summer salads.
This fresh and vibrant Sauvignon Blanc is a blend of selected parcels from the Awatere and Wairau Valleys. Wine grapes are harvested in the cool of the night and are fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tank. Villa Maria Cellar Selection SB is fresh with green herbs, clean stone fruit flavours, bright citrus and mineral flavours on the palate. The wine was matured on its lees giving the wine a creamy textured palate. - Community Wine Reviews

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