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2011 Mohua Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough
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2011 Mohua Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

Producer: Mohua
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: Sauvignon Blanc
Origin: New Zealand
Region: New Zealand

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89 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2012

Pale yellow.  Aromas of lime and grapefruit are lifted by an ethereal dusty spice element.  Bright, sappy and intense, with excellent breadth to the dense melon, tropical fruit and spice flavors.  Finishes savory and persistent, with a sweet stone fruit quality.  Nicely high-pitched sauvignon, and a lot of wine for the price.

88 Points | Wine Spectator

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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...
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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...

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