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Date Printed: 7/29/2014
Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2005
Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2005
(search item no. 85381)
screw cap wine

Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
The Wine News rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 7/29/2014: $17.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 Tasting Panel rating: 90 points
2012 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2006 The Wine News rating: 91 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Pale straw with touches of green. Dominated by classic red capsicum, passion fruit and Cape gooseberry nose, supported with a hint of lime and a subtle herbaceousness. Intense ripe Sauvignon Blanc dominates. A full-flavored style with great balance and longevity.
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About Kim Crawford:

Kim Crawford Wines started out in a small Auckland cottage in New Zealand. Since its launch in 1996, the label has gained critical acclaim around the globe. Kim Crawford wines capture the true aromas and flavors of New Zealand in each bottle. The established leader of luxury-priced Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand, Kim Crawford combines a passion for excellence in winemaking with a vision of exploring new boundaries.