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Allan Scott Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2010

Allan Scott Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2010

Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand

Price: $14.79 $10.99
Save $3.80 (26%)
Item No. 107181
  • RP88
  • WS88
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2000
  • WS88
  • RP88
  • WE87
  • 1999
  • WS86

Winemaker's Notes

The 2010 Allan Scott Sauvignon Blanc has an array of tropical flavours on the nose, with grapefruit and a slight herbaceousness tempered by a nice minerality. The tropical notes, particularly passionfruit follow through to the palate, a hint of nettles showing through, with slight gooseberry characters. All finished off with a good mid palate structure, nicely balanced acidity and excellent length.

Sauvignon Blanc can be enjoyed on many occasion: either on its own as an aperitif, or accompanied by seafood and salad dishes. Serve lightly chilled.

Critical Acclaim

"Passion fruit and gooseberry accents are ripe and succulent, with a mouthwatering note to the fresh herb, mango, citrus and green apple flavors. Drink now. 25,000 cases imported."
88 Points

"Passionfruit and gooseberry accents are ripe and succulent, with a mouthwatering note to the fresh herb, mango, citrus and green apple flavors."
88 Points

Learn About Allan Scott Map ItMap It

Founded in 1990, Allan Scott Wines and Estates is owned and operated by Catherine and Allan Scott. It has extensive vineyards in the Jacksons Road area near Cloudy Bay in Marlborough. This being the most glamorous wine growing district in New Zealand. Allan Scott was involved in establishing the first vineyards in Marlborough in 1973, before investing in vineyards of his own. (Mr....

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Learn About Marlborough

(mahrl-bore-oh) Grass-fed Wines Sitting pretty on the northern tip of New Zealand's south island, Marlborough has become synonymous with New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. As well it should be - Marlborough is the primary region for those delicious, citrusy, summer-lovin' wines with vibrant acidity and pungent, grassy, grapefruit flavors. Sauvignon Blanc is the main grape here;...

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Learn About Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc (so-veen-YAWN blahnk) One of the most distinctive grapes, Sauvignon Blanc is a highly aromatic variety that does well in both the old and new world. From the Loire Valley of France to Marlborough in New Zealand, Sauvignon Blanc has found many regions that bring out its unique and delicious flavors. Notable Facts Sauvignon Blanc's home...

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