Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc 2015

$16.99
$15.29

SKU 891

750ml

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Colour / Appearance: Pale yellow-green, with star bright clarity. Aroma: Displays lifted gooseberry, passionfruit and blackcurrants, with hints of jalapeno, freshly cut herbs and lemongrass. Palate: A full flavoured, medium bodied wine, with an abundance of currant, citrus and gooseberry flavours that persist on the lengthy finish. Food Pairing: This wine is a perfect accompaniment to summer salads, poultry and shellfish, such as Marlborough's famous green-lipped mussels. Also try it with lobster and white fish.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Country New Zealand
Region Marlborough
Brand Whitehaven
Alcohol/vol 13%
  • ws89

Wine SpectatorPear, peach and apricot flavors are spicy and smooth, with a juicy finish and plenty of intensity, finishing with Meyer lemon zest. Drink now. 170,000 cases imported.

MaryAnn Worobiec, June 30, 2016
  • we88

Wine EnthusiastThis shows the sunny opulence of the vintage, brimming with tropical- and stone-fruit notes. Guava and nectarine flavors meet ample weight on the palate, balanced by a slightly chalky finish.

Joe Czerwinski, July 1, 2016
  • wa85

Wine AdvocateScented of gooseberries, fresh pears and golden delicious apples, the 2015 Sauvignon Blanc offers a pleasant hint of herbal lift on the light to medium-bodied palate, though lacks a little in intensity and finishes rather abruptly.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, December 2015