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2008 Saint Clair Sauvignon Blanc Pioneer Block 18 Snap Block Marlborough
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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2009

($25) Bright pale yellow. Intriguing nose combines grapefruit pith, lemon ice and white pepper. Juicy and intense, with ripe, integrated acidity framing the citrus and fresh apple flavors. Offers good density without any sensation of weight. Finishes with noteworthy cut and length.

91 Points | Wine Spectator

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