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Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Wine Review

Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Marlborough, New Zealand

Community Score:74/100

Community Reviews: 8

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Price: $14.95

Drink: 2015-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Whitecliff Wines

Agent: FWM Canada

More Vintages: 2019  2015  2009  2018 

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 72413
  • $14.61 
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Reviews and Ratings

Melanie Aubert rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The 2016 vintage of this wine is a stunner! Marlborough had fantastic growing conditions, and you can taste it! Incredibly aromatic and intense acidity. Fantastic tropical fruit flavours like pineapple, guava and passion fruit, balanced out with a saltiness from the area's maritime climate. So drinkable! Great with seafood or for easy drinking on its own. At that price, I'll definitely be stashing a couple of bottles of this in my fridge.

Get the whole story at winingwithmel.com/2016/11/24/dreaming-of-warmer-climes/
Lori Kilmartin - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Pale in colour but not on the nose! Layers of aromas, tropical fruit; mango and pineapple, gooseberry and herbal notes. Crisp and mouth watering with a long lemon finish. Tasted with a Boursin cheese and sage apple jelly! November 29, 2016
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A good SB at a very good price. White fower, peach, herb, grass, a little pepper and grapefruit pith. Fun stuff! Great with salads, seafood.
Cora Beaulieu rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Pale straw color. Lovely, clean nose and aromas of green apple, citrus, pink grape fruit and honey. Mid-weight on the palate. Fresh and vibrant - acidity balancing the very lively fruit, mostly grapefruit and green bell pepper. Appealing, long green apple, bell pepper and lemon finish. A very good example of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and a steal at that price!
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Zesty bright citrus fruit, gooseberry, dried grass and flowers. Brisk high acidity, light body and finish. Clean, crisp and refreshing. A perfect pair with fresh oysters and clams. 88 points
Mike Cabana rated this wine as 1/100

1 Member would buy this wine again

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