Frenzy Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand

$9.99
Item No. 126132
  • white wine
  • WS88
Alcohol By Volume: 13.0%

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%.

Winemaker's Notes

Frenzy Sauvignon Blanc is sourced from selected vineyards located in New Zealand's famous Marlborough region on the South Island, which is ideally suited to this varietal. Meticulous vineyard management and innovative winemaking combine to produce a classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

The 2012 growing season was one of the coolest in Marlborough's recent history, resulting in a smaller-than-normal crop of concentrated fruit. A warming trend in the fall ripened the grapes just in time, providing classic flavors and the crisp acidity for which Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is renowned.

Critical Acclaim

"Smooth and intense, with plenty of lemon, kumquat, lime zest and ruby grapefruit flavors, offering a juicy finish. "
88 Points

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Learn About Frenzy

FRENZY is a name inspired by the myriad, uncontrollable forces of nature that must fall into place in order to make great wine. It also connotes the numerous, vivid aromatic and flavor characteristics you will find in our New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Priced to offer exceptional value, FRENZY doesn't compromise in its display of peach, grapefruit, lime, melon and fresh-cut grass...

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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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