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Date Printed: 7/13/2014
Giesen Sauvignon Blanc 2007
Giesen Sauvignon Blanc 2007
(search item no. 92501)
screw cap wine


PRICE ON 7/13/2014: $13.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 Tasting Panel rating: 90 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 86 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2002 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Color: Pale yellow

Bouquet: Lifted, fresh and vibrant aromas of sweet gooseberry and dried cut grass with a distinctive herbal note.

Palate: Classic nettle and gooseberry flavors combine with dry, citrus flavors on a medium bodied palate. Focused acidity provides length and zest to the finish.

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About Giesen Wine Estate:

Established in 1981, the Giesen Wine Estate comprises some 75 acres at Burnham, just south of Christchurch. In Marlborough 360 acres are now in production. The Giesen Wine Estate is a family affair. The three brothers, Theo, Alex and Marcel run the winery that has grown into an export oriented business.

Low yielding grape vines grown in a cool climate is what makes Giesen wine unique. Complex fruit aromas make them enjoyable young, but refreshing acidity gives the wines backbone for long aging in the bottle. Wines with "vintage character" - something found only in the traditional viticultural areas of Europe - give a great variety of unique wines, year after year.