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Villa Maria Estate Southern Clays Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Wine Review

Villa Maria Estate Southern Clays Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Villa Maria Estate Southern Clays Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2016-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Villa Maria Estate

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Gorgeous tropical fruit and wild thyme on the nose of this flinty, mineral-rich Sauvignon Blanc. Terrific flavour extraction without heaviness. Aromas of grapefruit, smoke and lime. Pair with smoked salmon.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: baked goat cheese with cranberry and cherry coulee, goat cheese green onion and smoked salmon pizza.

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This Villa Maria Estate Southern Clays Sauvignon Blanc 2016 was reviewed on September 4, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Leafy, lemony, herbaceous, stony with well-integrated acidity. Pair with grilled octopus.
Sylvain Segard rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Almost clear light straw colour. Aromas of grapefruit with pungent herbal character. This wine has a light and fresh citrus and herbaceous palate. Score 88. (S.Segard, reviewed Sept. 25, 2017)
Andrea Shapiro - Andrea's Wine Cellar reviewed this wine as follows:

Grown on Limestone hills. Water white colour, Crisp green apple, lemon, white grapefruit and sweat. A touch of funky fun. Also a few traditional notes of gooseberry and passionfruit. Grapefruit, asparagus, kiwi, nectarine, sweet finish with nectarine and starfruit flavours on the finish. Juicy and mouth watering with a hint of sweetness at the end. Pair with white balsamic glazed chicken and arugula-endive goat's cheese salad.
Villa Maria Southern Clays (20160 is a single vineyard Sauvignon Blanc from South Island, Marlborough. The nose is ripe tropical fruit with savoury herbs and flint. On the palate the wine is more ripe fruit and zesty herbs and lime flavours. - Community Wine Reviews

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