Mt. Beautiful Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand

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Item No. 127201
  • W&S90
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: 14.0%

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%.
Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

This full bodied dry Sauvignon Blanc has decadent ripe tropical fruit aromas. The palette is balanced, encompassing ripe passion fruit and citrus aromas with a hint of dried Mediterranean herbs, full bodied and textural with a crisp finish.

Critical Acclaim

"This has a pale floral perfume that brings jasmine to mind. It's round and supple, with a delicate minerality, a flavor that recalls quinine. That light mineral grip places the wine with grilled chicken sausages or other white meats."
90 Points

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debparr - Friendship, WI (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(11/13/2013)
More like 3 1/2 stars... if drank straight up...The bouquet is heavenly once aerated. First sip speaks heavy alcohol, a bit out of balance, it then follows with a nice warm linger that also hints at the higher alcohol content. Not a wine you want to drink solo. I balanced out the alcohol with a great lemon chicken and the acidity of the lemon made this wine shine. Definitely 4 stars if paired with the right food.
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Learn About Mt. Beautiful Map ItMap It

The grapes for Mt Beautiful wines are grown on our own vineyard and crafted by renowned winemaker Sam Weaver.

They express individual character and complexity, as well as refinement and quality. These are wines with panache that encapsulate the diversity and balanced harmony of our Mt. Beautiful vineyard itself.

Learn About Other New Zealand

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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