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Villa Maria Estate Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Wine Review

Villa Maria Estate Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Villa Maria Estate Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Villa Maria

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

A vibrant Sauvignon Blanc that shows the extra richness and layering of about four months aging on the lees. Still, there's no oak here, just stainless steel to preserve fruit purity. The Autri Valley where the fruit is grown for this wine is cooler on average than other regions in New Zealand. This Sauvignon has more intensity and more seriousness in both flavour and weight. You can almost sense the vibrancy of New Zealand light in the glass with this wine. Enjoy with salads and vegetarian dishes, sushi or dishes with fresh herbs.

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 Estate Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2014 was reviewed on June 27, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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MAPLEVIEW & BRYNE DRIVE177 Add
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Reviews and Ratings

Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This pale-lemon NZ Sauvignon Blanc will have fans of this varietal rejoicing. All the familiar notes are present in this light-bodied white wine. Citrus, apple,gooseberry, fresh grass, asparagus, minerality, tomato vine and yes, catty. This is a racy Savvy B with medium+ bright acidity and a mouth-watering finish. Just pour and enjoy! Serve well chilled. Pair with: summer salads, seafood, grilled vegetables.
Tasted: June 2015
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand is a great illustration of why NZ' Sauv Blanc's are so famous. A bright citrus, grassy nose with a juicy palate showing grassy, herbal, citrus lime and gooseberry flavours. Food-friendly acidity and a long grassy finish.
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Pale straw colour, this is a beautiful Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand's most awarded winery, Villa Maria. Refreshing exotic fruit, lemon-lime, stone fruit, and herbal notes wrap up this crisp white wine and make it ideal for any spicy Asian dish, or my favourite, fish tacos. Serve chilled and with good friends. Tasted June 2015. 89 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
A vibrant Sauvignon Blanc that shows the extra richness and layering of about four months aging on the lees. Still, there's no oak here, just stainless steel to preserve fruit purity. The Autri Valley where the fruit is grown for this wine is cooler on average than other regions in New Zealand. This Sauvignon has more intensity and more seriousness in both flavour and weight. You can almost sense the vibrancy of New Zealand light in the glass with this wine. Enjoy with salads and vegetarian dishes, sushi or dishes with fresh herbs.

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