Label Image
2010 Villa Maria Estate Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough
Out of Stock
3.5 average rating 4 ratingsrate it
Expert Ratings
ST
 88
WS
 90
read the reviews

Begin Your Search


WineAccess Travel Log


Read stories from the world's greatest wine trails.

Expert Reviews

88 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2010

($15) Precise, perfumed aromas of lemon, lime, gooseberry, pepper and spices. Sweet, round and generous, with fruit-driven flavors of pink grapefruit, lemon and pepper. A rather easygoing style of sauvignon, especially for such a young example, but rich and stuffed with fruit.

90 Points | Wine Spectator

Member Ratings

Your Rating & Review
4 Member Ratings
Average Member Rating:
3.5 out of 5 stars
     
5 stars
 
(0)
     
4 stars
 
(2)
     
3 stars
 
(2)
     
2 stars
 
(0)
     
1 stars
 
(0)
     

Explore

Place Image
About New Zealand

New Zealand's ocean-influenced climate--markedly cooler than that of its neighbor Australia--yields wines with admirable fruit intensity and crisp acidity. Fully two-thirds of New Zealand's wine production is white, and more than half of the wine it ships to America is Sauvignon Blanc. The U.S. market has developed a major thirst for these juicy, fresh New Zealand Sauvignons, which are mostly free of oak influence. But New Zealand Pinot Noir, too, is growing...
Read More »

Varietal Image
Sauvignon Blanc

For all of its name recognition and reputation for high-quality plantings and bottlings, Sauvignon Blanc has never been represented in lists or discussions of the spectacular wines of the world. But just because wines made from Sauvignon Blanc are rarely crafted for extended cellaring and don't command staggering sums in international auctions doesn't mean that...



Read More »