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Date Printed: 9/20/2014
Craggy Range Winery Te Muna Road Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2011
Craggy Range Winery Te Muna Road Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2011
(search item no. 116797)
screw cap wine
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Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 9/20/2014: $22.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Decanter rating: 91 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2008 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Pale straw color streaked with vibrant green hues. Aromatic, lime and nectarine fruit combine with flint, jasmine and dried herbs for an intense and complex bouquet. The palate's sweet fruited core is framed by citrus like acidity and gains textural interest via a chalky finish.

This wine pairs well with seafood.

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About Craggy Range Winery:

From the beginning, Craggy Range Winery has some great land and vineyards and a wonderful home in which to weave the strands together. The first wines made in the 1999 vintage are from small parcels of mature vineyards in Marlborough and Hawkes Bay. The wines show the character of the vineyards and the Craggy Range philosophy of wine both inside and outside the bottle. In time, as the vines mature on their own estates, the wines of Craggy Range Winery will without doubt express their origin and the commitment and skill of their people.