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May 2014 - New Zealand - All Wines

May 2014 - New Zealand - All Wines
This month's Wine feature is New Zealand - All Wines

New Zealand - All Wines Reviews

Phantom Bay 2013 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc
90 points
$10
Best Buy
Pale straw green. Mild aromas of cracked pepper muffin, lemon, and passionfruit with a silky, fruity-yet-dryish medium body and an elegant, tangy lemon-lime and mango finish. Delicious and well balanced flavors and acidity.
90 points $10 Best Buy
Greyrock 2013 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc
90 points
$17.99
Best Buy
Pale silvery straw color. Aromas of sundried tomato, sweet pepper, grapefruit rind and papaya with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tart apple and lime curd finish. A nicely framed sauvignon with balanced layers of complexity.
90 points $17.99 Best Buy
Sileni 2013  Sauvignon Blanc
89 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Aromas of honeyed lemons and guava, yellow pepper, and grapefruit tart with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a grassy, spiced melon and grilled apple accented finish. Very tasty and balanced.
89 points $12.99 Best Buy
Sileni 2013 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc
89 points
$15.99
Best Buy
Silver straw color. Aromas of honeyed yellow pepper, grilled mango, and ruby grapefruit with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a zesty lemon and guava accented finish A very nice range of flavors.
89 points $15.99 Best Buy
Sunshine Bay 2013  Sauvignon Blanc
88 points
$6.99
Best Buy
Silvery straw color. Attractive aromas and flavors of ripe grapefruit, guava, and passionfruit with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy apple, wheatgrass, and honeydew melon accented finish. Racy and tasty.
88 points $6.99 Best Buy
Sea Salt NV Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough
88 points
$14
Best Buy
Silvery straw color. Aromas of grapefruit, green tomato, and wheat grass with a crisp, petillant dry-yet-fruity medium body and a zesty, lime, passionfruit and chalk accented finish. Stylish and refreshing. Try with fish tacos.
88 points $14 Best Buy
Greyrock 2013  Sauvignon Blanc
88 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Silver straw color. Aromas of lemon balm, grapefruit, dried tomato leaf, and papaya with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a lemon and mineral driven finish. Nice balance for sipping or the table.
88 points $14.99 Best Buy
Ocean Blue 2013  Sauvignon Blanc
87 points
$7
Best Buy
Pale straw color. Slight smoky grilled grapefruit and pepper aroma and flavors with a dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tart, melon rind, lemon, and pepper finish.
87 points $7 Best Buy
Kato 2013  Sauvignon Blanc
84 points
$13.99
Silvery straw color. Aromas of grapefruit, green tomato, and red pepper with a crisp, dryish medium body and a tart Meyer lemon, lime, chalk and grass finish. A solid quaffer.
84 points $13.99
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