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2007 Villa Maria Estate Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough
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01/05/2009
by Lieber13389079
We drank this wine at a restaurant on New Years Eve 2008-2009, accompanying fish. It was incredibly delicious. Crisp, notes of lemon and pineapple, some pear. Great aftertaste. This is one you could drink all day, all year long.
3 ***½ Stars!
09/01/2008
by Tonacci12814155
full-on citrus nose, very strong lemon mid-palate and a grapefruit finish with a medium-length finish... a great wine for creamier fish dishes. Think scallops!

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