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Date Printed: 10/24/2014
Nautilus Sauvignon Blanc 2007
Nautilus Sauvignon Blanc 2007
(search item no. 94934)
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International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 10/24/2014: $14.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2013 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2011 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2004 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2004 The Wine News rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Pale straw with green tinges and has aromas of melon, lime, gooseberry and passionfruit. The palate shows tropical fruit flavors with hints of red capsicum and nettle. The wine has a rich mid palate with good weight and texture and a typical zingy finish.
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About Nautilus Estate:

Ever since the first fine wine from Nautilus Estate of Marlborough was released in 1985, they have been striving to make wines that are truly synonymous with the best of New Zealand. Celebrated around the world for their intense fruit flavors and zingy freshness, Marlborough is the place that made New Zealand wines famous.

Today, Nautilus Estate produces and exports Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir from across five estate vineyards (70 hectares in total) in the Marlborough wine region. A dedicated and enthusiastic winemaking team applies the best of modern winemaking technology, deftly combined with traditional techniques. Nautilus is run by Managing Director, Clive Weston, and owned by the Hill Smith family, proprietors of Negociants New Zealand and of Australia's oldest family-owned winery, Yalumba.