Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2007

Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand

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Item No. 94071
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Winemaker's Notes

Sauvignon Blanc is grown in Spy Valley's Marlborough vineyard on stony riverbed terraces, gently pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks to give intense passionfruit and gooseberry fruit characters. The wine is fruit-driven in style, with complexity from lees aging for several months in stainless steel tanks before bottling. This wine is a classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with intense flavors and crisp acid in a dry style.

Color: Pale straw

Bouquet: Passion fruit and ripe melon. Some underlying herbal notes and hints of mineral/flint.

Palate: The brightness of pure fruit flavors shines through on the palate. Lees aging of the vineyard parcels provides weight and interest, as well as balance to this wine.

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Steve S. - Washington, DC (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/27/2010)
I like this as an aperitif, but can be paired with lighter fare for meals.
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Jim Bo - Midlothian, VA (read all my reviews)

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(9/28/2010)
Very good but reminded me more of a California as opposed to New Zealand Sauvignon
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Learn About Spy Valley Map ItMap It

The brand name Spy Valley is derived from the presence of a satellite communications monitoring station within a few kilometers of the winery. Situated on the sunny southern side of Marlborough's Wairau Valley, nestled on the terraces of the Omaka River are the vineyards of Johnson Estate. Established in 1993 by the Johnson family, Johnson Estate was one of the pioneering...

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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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