June 2020 - New Zealand

June 2020 - New Zealand
This month's Wine feature is New Zealand Wines

New Zealand Reviews

Epic Run 2019  Sauvignon Blanc
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas of lime, ginger, ripe peach, white grapefruit, and roasted yellow pepper with a satiny, vibrant, dryish light body and a sleek, engaging, medium-length passion fruit and cilantro finish. A classic, juicy Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc that hits the spot.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Waipapa Bay 2019  Sauvignon Blanc
90 points
$14
Best Buy
Emerald straw color. Aromas of underripe pineapple, green tomato, fresh cut grass, and pink peppercorn with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length yuzu, pineapple, and tropical fruit smoothie finish. A bright, concentrated and fruity Sauvignon Blanc that refreshes and satisfies.
90 points $14 Best Buy
Chloe 2019  Sauvignon Blanc
90 points
$16.99
Best Buy
Emerald straw color. Aromas of ripe kiwi, gooseberry, fresh radish, and wheat grass with a supple, crisp, dry light body and an effortless, brisk grapefruit sorbet and green tea finish with no oak flavor. A dry, refreshing Sauvignon Blanc in an understated style.
90 points $16.99 Best Buy
13 Celsius 2018  Sauvignon Blanc
89 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Emerald straw color. Aromas and flavors of white grapefruit, wheat grass, hint of lychee, and yellow pepper relish with a velvety, crisp, dryish light body and a seamless, medium-length finish imparting suggestions of pink grapefruit cordial, passion fruit, and lime. A juicy and appealing Sauvignon Blanc.
89 points $14.99 Best Buy
Waipapa Bay 2019  Pinot Gris
88 points
$14
Best Buy
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of dried flowers, crystalized pineapple, and banana with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and a silky, captivating, medium-length finish with impressions of yuzu, papaya and water crackers. A light and balanced Pinot Gris; perfect for pairing.
88 points $14 Best Buy
Pebble Cove 2018  Sauvignon Blanc
87 points
$0
Straw green color. Aromas and flavors of ripe gooseberry, grilled pineapple, late summer peach, pico de gallo, and juicy kiwi with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish. A ripe and juicy Sauvignon Blanc to serve ice cold.
Island Talk 2019  Sauvignon Blanc
86 points
$13.99
Best Buy
Golden straw color. Aromas of pineapple cake and tinned peach with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a silky, relaxed lemon slice, tangerine, and hints of passion fruit finish. A crisp and lively Sauvignon Blanc for summer refreshment.
86 points $13.99 Best Buy
Waipapa Bay 2019  Chardonnay
86 points
$14
Best Buy
Straw green color. Aromas and flavors of heirloom apple, wildflowers, pineapple preserves, and jicama with a satiny, lively, fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, compelling, medium-long finish evoking notes of key lime, ripe banana, and parsnip with moderate oak flavor. A distinctive Chardonnay with a flashy show of New Zealand terroir.
86 points $14 Best Buy
Waipapa Bay 2019 Rosé Canterbury
85 points
$14
Steely amber color. Aromas and flavors of cherry yogurt and heirloom apple with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a smooth, quick finish revealing notes of lemon tart with cherry glaze. A dry and crisp Rosé for simple summer pairings.
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