Starborough Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2010

Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand

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Item No. 109122
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WS87
  • WE87
Style: Light & Crisp

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:

Winemaker's Notes

Crisp and refreshing with layers of citrus and tropical fruit and hints of fresh green characters reminiscent of the region. The wine shows flavors of passion fruit, kiwi and guava over a citrus background.

Critical Acclaim

"Vivid and bright, with plenty of intensity to the lime, passion fruit, melon and guava flavors. Drink now. 104,000 cases made."
87 Points

"This is only light to medium in body, but it has a tactile, peach-skin element that gives it extra interest on the palate and pleasant flinty notes alongside modest citrus fruit."
87 Points

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Rating:
(2/16/2012)
Very nice wine, especially with seafood. Has a slightly grapefruit like taste
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Rating:
(10/1/2011)
Decent SB from New Zealand. Crisp and refreshing, good value when on sale.
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Learn About Starborough

New Zealand's South Island is home to the stellar Marlborough growing region, producer of some of the world's best Sauvignon Blanc. They have plenty of time to soak up the heady atmosphere of sunlit mountains, fleecy clouds and pure blue skies. The unhurried pace enables Starborough™ wine to develop rich layers of character, so it can be as flavorful as it is crisp and refreshing.

Perhaps that's why Starborough™ Sauvignon Blanc stands out—the way in which it evokes the subtle flavor of New Zealand's natural beauty. It's a sophisticated taste that's easy to like.

Learn About Marlborough

(mahrl-bore-oh) Grass-fed Wines Sitting pretty on the northern tip of New Zealand's south island, Marlborough has become synonymous with New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. As well it should be - Marlborough is the primary region for those delicious, citrusy, summer-lovin' wines with vibrant acidity and pungent, grassy, grapefruit flavors. Sauvignon Blanc is the main grape here;...

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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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