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Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Wine Review

Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 8

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Price: $19.05

Drink: 2018-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Whitehaven

Agent: E&J Gallo Winery Canada Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Such a savoury and juicy New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc! Aromas of grapefruit, nettles, dried herbs, chives and a lovely lime lift though the core of refreshment. Medium-bodied. No oak. Pair with seafood, shellfish, vegetarian dishes.

This Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc 2017 was reviewed on April 11, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 300368
  • $13.13 
  • 4,855 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Tropical fruit, citrus, green hay, capsicum and gooseberry. 90 points. (www.ottawawinejournal.com)
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A delightful aromatic sauvignon blanc with intense guava, passionfruit and lemongrass notes. It's light bodied, clean, crisp and pairs well with chicken souvlaki. Tasted Nov 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Pam Hatton rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Interesting difference between the 2015 and 2017 with the 2017 showing more tropical fruit, matchstick and rounder acidity with a bit of a burnt edge. Slightly less concentrated thatn the 2015. A great NZ Sauv Blanc choice. I preferred the ++ gooseberry nose of the 2017.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Zesty gooseberry, lemongrass, savoury and refreshing. Pairs well with goats cheese pesto pizza. Tasted 2017 vintage in Nov 2017. 89 poins.
Nicole Lewis rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A fairly typical NZ Sauvignon Blanc: Grassy, guava, lemony goodness in a medium-bodied cloak, medium to high acidity and a long lemon tinged guava finish. I'd serve this with linguine a la vongole.

Reviewed on November 19, 2017.
Sharon Aubie rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Tropical and gooseberry make for an interesting combination. It's also more off dry than you would come to expect from a Sauvignon Blanc. This one would be difficult to pair with food so I would sip this baby on its own in the summer. If you love Sauv Blanc but you're looking for something different, this one is for you!

Tasted November 19, 2017

1 Member would buy this wine again

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