Dashwood Sauvignon Blanc 2007

Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand

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Item No. 93801
  • W&S91
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.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2000
  • WS90
  • 1999
  • WS87
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2007 was an interesting vintage, with early spring frosts and cool wet conditions during flowering, naturally restricting the vines crop levels. Luckily from this inauspicious start the weather warmed up and glorious late summer and autumn temperatures allowed the Sauvignon Blanc to ripen fully. Flavor development was further aided by the cool nights during the crucial period leading up to harvest.

The 2007 Dashwood Sauvignon Blanc was produced from fruit grown in the Awatere and Wairau Valleys in Marlborough. Blending fruit from both regions benefits the wine with the aromatics from the Wairau Valley component, and a mineral note from the Awatere Valley component.

This classically styled wine shows lifted melon, citrus and fresh tropical notes on the nose. These flavors follow through to the richly structured palate, which has a long crisp finish.

"This fruity sauvignon bears an intriguing range of green scents, from kiwi to fennel and shizo. Both lush and fresh, it's a generously textured white for yellowtail sashimi."
Wine & Spirits
91 Points

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John Iacuone - Bonita Springs, FL (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/29/2010)
This wine is very refreshing, crisp with subtle fruit. Not up to Kim Crawford, but for the price point it is very appealing. Would definately have for parties on the Verandah.
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The Dashwood brand was developed by Vavasour Wines in 1989. Given the commitment to using the Vavasour brand for wines true to the Awatere Valley, it provided flexibility within the company's portfolio to have the Dashwood range as a blend of fruit from Marlborough's Wairau and Awatere Valleys. Dashwood wines bring the luscious, clean fruit characters of the Wairau Valley into...

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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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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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