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Villa Maria Wairau Valley Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2021 Wine Review

Villa Maria Wairau Valley Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Villa Maria Wairau Valley Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Wairau Valley, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $27.95

Drink: 2023-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Villa Maria

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 95/100

From Wairau Valley, Marlborough wine region, Villa Maria 2021 is produced from sustainably-grown grapes. Dry, medium-bodied and fragrant with passionfruit, gooseberry and lime leaf flavours, vibrant and concentrated on the palate. Deliciously refreshing! Chill and enjoy with fish tacos and grilled chicken dishes. Drink or hold.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: seafood ravioli with Alfredo sauce, pan-fried panfish, lemon and herbed grilled chicken breast.

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This Villa Maria Wairau Valley Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2021 was reviewed on March 4, 2023 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Dry and crisp with ample gooseberry, kiwi and lemon zest notes. Mouthwatering with light granite minerality and zesty acidity with lingering dry citrus fruit and fresh herbs on the palate. A great pairing with roasted rosemary chicken. - tasted September 2022
Craig Haynes - WSET3 FWS SWS IWS rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

From New Zealand’s Wairau Valley, this reserve level Sauvignon Blanc from Villa Maria is zippy, light bodied and delicious. Big beats of passion fruit, cut grass, and lemon zest headline all aspects of this adventure.

I could certainly serve this with seafood or a citrusy salad, but I prefer to enjoy this one all on its own.

Reviewed October 2022
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Fresh and lively, with aromas of orange, tinned asparagus, creamy lemon and green herbal hints. Light bodied, smooth but with some bright acidity, especially on the palate. Citrus notes are creamy and rich and there is a dry, mineral finish tinged with green herbaceous notes. Enjoy with spring pea risotto.

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