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Villa Maria Priv Bin Sauvignon Blanc 2011

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For me, this is a quintescential New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Has aromas of ripe gooseberry and citrus blossoms tinged with tropical fruits. On the palate it is lithe and lovely with zingy acidity. Really a fine spring or summer wine that would be great in the pic nic basket.

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Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
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Villa Maria Estate Ltd:
Villa Maria is one of New Zealand's leading winemakers. Founded in 1961 by its current owner and Managing Director, George Fistonich, Villa Maria is 100% New Zealand owned. New Zealand's leading wine award winner Villa Maria has been New Zealand's leading wine award winner, both nationally and internationally since the early 1980's. Villa Maria's talented people have ... Read more
Villa Maria is one of New Zealand's leading winemakers. Founded in 1961 by its current owner and Managing Director, George Fistonich, Villa Maria is 100% New Zealand owned. New Zealand's leading wine award winner Villa Maria has been New Zealand's leading wine award winner, both nationally and internationally since the early 1980's. Villa Maria's talented people have an unrelenting passion to produce quality wines. Realising that it takes more than just good winemaking to produce quality, a passion to succeed begins in the vineyard. Astute site selection by Villa Maria's vineyard experts, is followed by superior vineyard management and then complemented by expert winemaking. A strong focus on continually improving the vineyards is considered by Villa Maria to be an incredibly important factor in quality winemaking. Read less

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Snooth User: vinearm
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Vintage: 2010 04/23/2011

For me, this is a quintescential New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Has aromas of ripe gooseberry and citrus blossoms tinged with tropical fruits. On the palate it is lithe and lovely with zingy acidity. Really a fine spring or summer wine that would be great in the pic nic basket.


Snooth User: George Mitea
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2010 06/02/2011

Pale yellow-green colour, beatiful aromatics, ripe exotic fruit, like physalys, with hint of spice and interesting minerality. Full, peach and lime juice, apricot, mango ( basically all the exotic fruit that comes into mind). Medium to Long aftertaste, herbal, citric, pepery, with overall sweet fruit impresions. Overall: Fresh&crispy with impresive aroma complexity:87 pct.


External Reviews for Villa Maria Priv Bin Sauvignon Blanc

External Review
Vintage: 2010 09/27/2011

A clean, unpretentious sauvignon with high-octane scents of green pepper and lime, this is a fresh, friendly white to chill for meaty fish or chicken with a citrusy salsa.


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Vintage: 2010 09/27/2011

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.


External Review
Vintage: 2010 09/27/2011

There's simple elegance in the grape-based aroma of fresh lime, then the wine is a clean gloss on melon and gooseberry flavor. It finishes tart, a spritz of lime zest for fatty tuna sashimi.


External Review
Vintage: 2010 09/27/2011

Offers a wonderful mix of pineapple, citrus and passion fruit notes that are ripe, fragrant and terrifically refreshing. A beam of acidity keeps the focus and persistence of flavors, with hints of mineral and white pepper. Drink now.


External Review
Vintage: 2010 09/27/2011

Villa's entry-level Sauvignon Blanc is a reliable performer year after year, and the 2010 displays a robust blend of leafy-grassy notes with bold citrus flavors. Very refreshing.


External Review
Vintage: 2010 07/11/2011

This medium-bodied Sauvignon Blanc doesn't have the lush tropical fruit of some versions, or the sharp pungency of others. What it does have is a balanced, minerally mouthfeel and crisp, citrusy flavors ideal for matching with simple seafood dishes.


External Review
Vintage: 2010 03/16/2011

Offers a wonderful mix of pineapple, citrus, and passion fruit notes that are ripe, fragrant and terrifically refreshing. A beam of acidity keeps the focus and persistence of the flavors of the flavors, showing hints of mineral and white pepper as we... Wine Spectator. A Sauvignon Blanc wine from Marlborough in New Zealand. 2010 Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc Private Bin Marlborough 750ml


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