Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc 1999

Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand

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Item No. 16895
  • WS89
  • RP88
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2000
  • WS89
  • ST89
  • WE87
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Winemaker's Notes

Uplifted ripe herbaceous characters laced with tropical fruit overtones. The ripe fruit wrap themselves around a tight acid structure that delivers to the end a long lingering finish.

Food Match: Seafoods, Cold meat salads, White meats, Gazpacho, Vegetarian dishes and certain spicy ones.

Alcohol: 14%

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In 1960, George Fistonich, the son of a Croatian immigrant, founded Villa Maria in Mangere, Auckland. Voted New Zealand's Winemaker of the Year in 1993, George is today the managing director of the Villa Maria Group, which also includes Vidal and Esk Valley Wineries, together forming the third largest wine company in New Zealand. Winemaker Michelle Richardson has been with...

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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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