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2011 Goldwater Estate Sauvignon Blanc Wairau Valley Marlborough
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89 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2013

Pale, bright greenish-yellow.  Aromas of gooseberry, lime and lemon drop.  Juicy and fruit-driven, with candied citrus peel flavors complicated by a note of tropical fruits.  Nicely ripe and pliant, conveying an enticing touch of sweetness and an impression of weightlessness.  The slowly building finish leaves the mouth perfumed.  Not quite the concentration for 90 points, but this rather delicate wine grew on me.

86 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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