Craggy Range Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2009

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"Fermented 12% in oak barriques with four months resting on the fine lees, the 2009 Te Muna Road Sauvignon Blanc has ...

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Very sweetly fruited on the nose with hints of mint, vanilla, and mineral accenting the honeydew melon and peach fruit. Soft and surprisingly not f... Read more

Must have been a bad bottle, as I did not care for this at all. Very tart, acidic and harsh. Sequoia DC Dec 2013, Read more

A sophisticated wine, full-bodied, with ripe melon/lime flavours, lees-aging notes adding complexity and a crisp, dry finish. 4 out 5 stars Michael... Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Craggy Range Winery Sauvignon Blanc

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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4.00 5
12/09/2010

Very sweetly fruited on the nose with hints of mint, vanilla, and mineral accenting the honeydew melon and peach fruit. Soft and surprisingly not fruity in the mouth, with firm mineral notes that are balanced by herbal tones and a touch of nectarine. This turns very perfumed on the finish and is an unusually elegant example of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. 90pts


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Snooth User: Tom Day
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1.00 5
12/31/2013

Must have been a bad bottle, as I did not care for this at all. Very tart, acidic and harsh. Sequoia DC Dec 2013,


External Reviews for Craggy Range Winery Sauvignon Blanc

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/17/2012

A sophisticated wine, full-bodied, with ripe melon/lime flavours, lees-aging notes adding complexity and a crisp, dry finish. 4 out 5 stars Michael Cooper. A Sauvignon Blanc wine from Wairarapa in New Zealand. 2009 Craggy Range Sauvignon Blanc Te Muna Road Vineyard 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/10/2010

Fermented 12% in oak barriques with four months resting on the fine lees, the 2009 Te Muna Road Sauvignon Blanc has a light grassy nose with touches of gooseberry and fresh green apples. The palate is well balanced with vibrant green fruit, though la... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Sauvignon Blanc wine from Wairarapa in New Zealand. 2009 Craggy Range Sauvignon Blanc Te Muna Road Vineyard 750ml


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Source: CityWineCellar.com
12/23/2010

Winemaker's notes: Pale greenish straw in color. Rich aromatics of fresh lime juice, elderflower, lemongrass, grilled citrus and ripe nectarine. Complex and intriguing. The palate is concentrated and dense, yet retains remarkable linearity and focus. Zesty citrus, stone fruit, herb and floral flavors fill the mouth, a fine chalky mineral texture tightens and focuses the finish. The wine finishes long and powerful, crisp, clean and dry.


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05/11/2011

Craggy Range Sauvignon Blanc Te Muna Road Vineyard Martinborough 2009 750ML


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Source: CityWineCellar.com
04/12/2011

Winemaker's notes: Pale greenish straw in color. Rich aromatics of fresh lime juice, elderflower, lemongrass, grilled citrus and ripe nectarine. Complex and intriguing. The palate is concentrated and


External Review
09/19/2010

Pale greenish straw in colour. Rich aromatics of fresh lime juice, elderflower, lemongrass, grilled citrus and ripe nectarine. Complex and intriguing. The palate is concentrated and dense, yet retains remarkable linearity and focus. Zesty citrus, stonefruit, herb and floral flavours fill the mouth, a fine chalky mineral texture tightens and focuses the finish. The wine finishes long and powerful, crisp, clean and dry. - Winery


External Review
09/02/2010

Very pale, green tinged colour. Aromatics ofgrapefruit, bay leaf, fresh herbs and nectarine. The palate has an interplay of citrus and herb flavours, cool natural acidity and a fine, slightly waxy texture


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Winemaker's Notes:

"Fermented 12% in oak barriques with four months resting on the fine lees, the 2009 Te Muna Road Sauvignon Blanc has a light grassy nose with touches of gooseberry and fresh green apples. The palate is well balanced with vibrant green fruit..." WA 10/10

"Fermented 12% in oak barriques with four months resting on the fine lees, the 2009 Te Muna Road Sauvignon Blanc has a light grassy nose with touches of gooseberry and fresh green apples. The palate is well balanced with vibrant green fruit..." WA 10/10

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