The Crossings Sauvignon Blanc 2010

Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand

$14.49
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Item No. 107852
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WS89
  • ST87
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

Vivid color with an eyecatchingly subtle green hue. A bouquet of dried cut grass with herb and stoneflint compliment passionfruit and pungent citrusy aromas. The palate opens with a wonderfully vibrant freshness, developing floral and peachy aromas. Ripe zesty citrus flavours build through the succulent juicy acidity and signature minerality of the long finish.

Pair with roasted asparagus with goat's cheese and honey.

Critical Acclaim

"Terrifically juicy, with Key lime, honeydew melon, passion fruit and pink grapefruit flavors that are ripe, round and very focused. Orange blossom notes give this extra grace. Drink now. 35,000 cases imported."
89 Points

"Pale bright yellow. Pineapple and citrus aromas perked up by a peppery topnote. In a rather polite style, but with good life to the moderately concentrated grapefruit, spice and pepper flavors. Finishes with decent length. "
87 Points

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Windhover32 - Centerport, NY (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(8/19/2011)
Style: Light & Crisp
Still loving this wine. It's the perfect summer evening drink. The light and fruity notes are cleverly balanced with just the right amount acidity leaving you with a bright, soft dry finish.
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Rating:
(10/25/2011)
Style: Fruity & Smooth
Ok, but a little sweet. Not the best NZ Sav Blanc for the price.
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Rating:
(9/30/2011)
We had this originally as part of a wine tasting flight at one of our favorite restaurants and liked it enough to order. Haven't tasted this particular vintage.
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Rating:
(7/1/2011)
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Learn About The Crossings Map ItMap It

We have arrived at The Crossings in 2002 after a seven year development journey. This began in 1995 when an exceptional site in the upper reaches of the Awatere Valley was identified. The site, with its massive clay cliffs acting to trap heat, its low frost incidence and the devigorating outwash gravel soils, was just perfect to produce classic Awatere wines of outstanding...

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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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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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