Hunter's Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Sauvignon Blanc from Martinborough, New Zealand

Price: $14.49 $9.99
Save $4.50 (31%)
Item No. 108185
  • WS90
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.5%

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%.
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1999
  • W&S93
  • WS88

Winemaker's Notes

This classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc shows a mixture of citrus, capsicum and ripe tropical fruit aromas. These aromas carry onto the palate which is crisp, multi layered and has a long lingering finish – a very well balanced wine.

Critical Acclaim

"Soft and juicy, with mouthwatering balance to the pear and grapefruit flavors, hinting at pineapple as the finish goes on. Drink now."
90 Points

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Learn About Hunter's

Jane Hunter, OBE, has been owner, viticulturist and managing director of one of New Zealand's better known wineries - Hunter's Wines - since 1987. During this time she has won national and international acclaim for her contribution to the New Zealand wine industry, expanded her vineyard 2½ times and increased annual output to around 40,000 cases of wine, a third of which is exported.

Learn About Martinborough

(mahr-tin-bore-ooh) Situated on the southern tip of the North Island, Martinborough is just across the strait from Marlborough. Martinborough is a town, as well as a region within Wairarapa, which, in turn, is located within the region of Wellington. Just to add more confusion, Wellington is also the name of the city there, the capital of New Zealand. Sometimes the names of...

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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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