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Yealands Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

Intense gooseberry and asparagus aromas greet the nose followed by notes of roasted chilies and very ripe pineapple. This is clean and fresh in the mouth with a lovely texture but the asparagus aromas are going to be off putting to many. Not terribly fruit driven, there are some nice green apple and over-ripe pineapple flavors on the mid palate and a fine mineral underlay on the fairly long finish with hints of greengage plums but the signature mark here is asparagus. I like the texture and freshness, and would recommend this if you’re serving asparagus but other wise be forewarned. 84pts

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Editorial Reviews for Yealands Sauvignon Blanc

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,748
2.50 5
Vintage: 2012 08/26/2013

Intense gooseberry and asparagus aromas greet the nose followed by notes of roasted chilies and very ripe pineapple. This is clean and fresh in the mouth with a lovely texture but the asparagus aromas are going to be off putting to many. Not terribly fruit driven, there are some nice green apple and over-ripe pineapple flavors on the mid palate and a fine mineral underlay on the fairly long finish with hints of greengage plums but the signature mark here is asparagus. I like the texture and freshness, and would recommend this if you’re serving asparagus but other wise be forewarned. 84pts


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Snooth User: Rupclose
118253066
3.00 5
Vintage: 2013 01/04/2015

Three glasses


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,748
4.20 5
Vintage: 2012 08/26/2013

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,203
4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 08/24/2010

Another great example (for me) of Marlborough sauv blanc! Bright nose of lime, grapefruit and other citrus, with grassy gooseberry notes. Nice floral character and tart acidity keeps it interesting. - Tasted at Marché Bacchus 8/21/10


Snooth User: seamusiv
64772251
3.00 5
Vintage: 2009 11/26/2010

Grapefruit, Starfruit, and possible pine notes. Extremely floral, taste improves with the glass:)


Snooth User: dehoy
4658158
4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 04/27/2010

lovely wine with a nice bouquet and nice on the palate


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,203
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 06/13/2010

Lively pear and floral aromas that follow on the palate. Slight hints of welcome grapefruit. Very crisp but not too acidic. Super refreshing. Nice added gooseberry flavors on the palate - Tasted at Marché Bacchus 6/12/10


Snooth User: Sukkha
53184271
3.00 5
Vintage: 2008 11/28/2011

Three glasses


External Reviews for Yealands Sauvignon Blanc

External Review
Vintage: 2013 02/09/2016

Yealands Estate Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2014 - 89 Points, Wine Enthusiast/ For an Awatere wine, this isn’t overly herbal. Instead, it delivers passion fruit and citrus aromas and flavors. It’s plump, with a slightly creamy midpalate and medium body, making it an easy drink.


External Review
Vintage: 2013 09/26/2015

Based in the Awatere Valley – the southernmost, coolest and driest of Marlborough's growing regions – Yealands is one of only a handful of wineries around the world to be certified as carbon neutral and the first-ever to be certified from inception. The estate was founded on 08-08-08 by dynamic environmental entrepreneur and iconic figure Peter Yealands. Combining the very latest cutting-edge green technology and highly innovative thinking, the Yealands name quickly became synonymous with a passion for crafting ultra-premium wines in the most environmentally-friendly manner. Comprising 133 vineyards blocks on 1,000 hectares (2,471 acres), Yealands’ sustainable Seaview estate is designed with biological diversity in mind. Alongside the vineyards, 25 wetlands and more than 175,000 types of native flora support an ever-increasing range of fauna. Peter’s motto of “Think Boldly, Tread Lightly and Never Say it Can’t Be Done” guides his dedication to the land. His holistic approach to constantly-evolving sustainable vine growing practices has not only garnered global acclaim for beautifully crafted wines, but also admiration for his visionary tenacity. In 2014, Yealands was selected as the 2014 “Green Company of the Year” by The Drinks Business. Production Area This is from Yealand’s Seaview vineyards - New Zealand’s most coastal vineyard. Here the vines battle against the elements producing small berries with thick skins and wonderfully rich and intense flavors. Grape Varieties 100% Sauvignon Blanc. Vinification Five parcels from the Seaview Vineyard were selected for this wine and were harvested individually over a period of two weeks. The fruit was crushed, de-stemmed and gently pressed prior to cold settling for 72 hours. The clear juice was then racked off and each parcel underwent a long, cool fermentation using three different yeasts. The wine spent an additional two months on the lees (with some stirring). It was then blended, stabilized and filtered prior to bottling. Color Medium lemon. Bouquet Fresh fruit aromas such as blackcurrant intermingle with fresh herbs and citrus. Taste The palate is elegant and richly textured with a distinctive mineral note on the finish. Alcohol 13% Serving Suggestions Enjoy with a wide array of seafood dishes including sushi or freshly shucked oysters, prawns, mussels and scallops. Also pair with poultry dishes or a cheese plate.


External Review
Vintage: 2013 06/01/2014

Based in the Awatere Valley – the southernmost, coolest and driest of Marlborough’s growing regions – Yealands is one of only a handful of wineries around the world to be certified as carbon neutral. The estate was founded in 2008 by dynamic environmental entrepreneur and iconic figure Peter Yealands, and represents the largest privately-owned vineyard in New Zealand. Comprising 133 vineyards blocks on 1,000 hectares (2,471 acres), Yealands’ sustainable Seaview Estate is designed with biological diversity in mind. Alongside the vineyards, 25 wetlands and more than 175,000 types of native flora support an ever increasing range of fauna. His dedication to the land has continued to guide his holistic approach to ever-evolving sustainable vine growing practices, not only garnering global acclaim for beautifully crafted wines, but also admiration for his visionary tenacity. In fact, Yealands has been selected as the 2014 “Green Company of the Year” by The Drinks Business. Production Area This is from Yealand’s Seaview vineyards - New Zealand’s most coastal vineyard. Here the vines battle against the elements producing small berries with thick skins and wonderfully rich and intense flavors. Grape Varieties 100% Sauvignon Blanc Vinification Five parcels from the Seaview Vineyard were selected for this wine and were harvested individually over a period of two weeks. The fruit was crushed, de-stemmed and gently pressed prior to cold settling for 72 hours. The clear juice was then racked off and each parcel underwent a long, cool fermentation using three different yeasts. The wine spent an additional two months on the lees (with some stirring). It was then blended, stabilized and filtered prior to bottling. Color Medium lemon Bouquet Fresh fruit aromas such as blackcurrant intermingle with fresh herbs and citrus. Taste The palate is elegant and richly textured with a distinctive mineral note on the finish. Alcohol 13% Serving Suggestions Enjoy with a wide array of seafood dishes including sushi or freshly shucked oysters, prawns, mussels and scallops. Also pair with poultry dishes or a cheese plate.


External Review
Vintage: 2012 11/27/2012

This bargain Sauvignon is leafy and intense on the nose, with fig, ripe citrus and herbal overtones on the palate. It?s plump and round, and decently concentrated for the price.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 06/20/2011

Intensely aromatic, displaying lifted citrus, freshherb aromas and the distinctive mineral characteristics of the vineyard. This wine has a full lush body with a long crisp finish.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 07/06/2011

Bright and focused, offering a lively mouthful of pear, grapefruit and floral aromas and flavors on a juicy frame, finishing with finesse. Drink now. - According to the Wine Spectator


External Review
Vintage: 2008 09/23/2011

"Lifted blackcurrant notes underpinned by guava and fresh herbal aromas. The palate is full and structured and exudes fresh herbs



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<p>The 2009 Yealands Estate Sauvignon Blanc is a dry white with a zesty and clean citrus nose. On the palate it has flavors of gooseberry with crisp refreshing finish.&nbsp;</p>

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