Mills Reef Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2003

Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand

Item No. 77746
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WE88
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2010
  • WS90
  • 1999
  • WS87
  • WE87
  • 1998
  • WE90
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Winemaker's Notes

Mills Reef Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2003 is made with fruit from the Hawkes Bay region and was picked th on 27 March in excellent condition. Thirty percent of this wine was barrel fermented and aged for four months, in one and two year old French barriques.
This is a ripely herbaceous style Sauvignon Blanc, with deep melon/lime flavors and subtle French oak adding complexity. A mouthfilling dry wine with a creamy-smooth finish, it will mature well.

Learn About Mills Reef

The Hawkes Bay, New Zealnad's oldest wine region, is synonymous with rich, creamy, and complex layers in Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc with tropical fruita nd stone fruit dominant flavorus.

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A few other New Zealand areas include the region of Auckland, high up on the North Island, Nelson, sitting to the west of Marlborough, and Canterbury, just under Waipara on the South Island. Most wines in New Zealand will come from a designated area and say so on the label. Notable Facts Auckland was one of the first wine growing regions of the country, but now produces...

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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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