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Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc Section 94 Single Vineyard 2010

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Bright straw green. Refreshingly intense concentration of citrus, tropical fruits and fragrant fresh summer herbs, underpinned by an appealing degree of minerality. Generous full bodied wine displaying an excellent balance of fruit and acidity with a fine citrus infused finish, a portion of indigenous ferment adding depth and richness. Match with seafood – especially oysters, scallops and mussels, but also salads, white meats and mild cheeses. Ideally enjoyed young, but may be cellared for several years.

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Dog Point Vineyards:
Dog Point Vineyard combines the considerable wine-growing experience of Ivan and Margaret Sutherland and James and Wendy Healy. Our philosophy is total involvement by the partners from the vineyard through the winemaking process to marketing regionally distinctive and vineyard expressive wines.

Editorial Reviews for Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc Section 94 Single Vineyard

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065213,283
0.00 5
05/25/2012

Very complex on the nose with notes of smoky flint, dried chili, roast chili, a hint of sulfur, and more vegetal notes. A bit of green bean, green pea. This is a very broad and soft vintage for Section 94, lacking some of the firmness of previous vintages but making up for it with a round, almost lush mouth-feel. The flavors here are mostly orchard fruit tones with only hints of tropical character, though good acids drives the finish, adding some verve back into the equation. Juicy lemon tones on finale. 90pts


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Snooth User: Debra Meiburg MW
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0.00 5
01/10/2011

See Ivan Sutherland (Dog Point Vineyard) in our Meet-the-Winemaker video series (#15): www.debramasterofwine.com


Snooth User: fds215
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4.00 5
04/02/2012

Four glasses


External Reviews for Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc Section 94 Single Vineyard

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Produced from 100% Sauvignon Blanc and made in a style that


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Slightly reduced aromas and flavors of yellow peach plum soft citrus fruits and spices. Very concentrated and densely packed with strong acidity giving tension to the middle palate. Has the sheer intensity to support its vanillin oak component. Finishes impressively long but a bit reduced. Ironically this was the most reduced sauvignon in a long flight of bottles I tasted one day and it was the only one that was sealed with a cork. Stephen Tanzers IWC.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/16/2012

20% of Dog Point's 2010 Sauvignon Blanc was naturally fermented. It offers expressive notes of fresh grapefruit, lemon zest, kumquat and under-ripe pineapple with hints of bay leaf, fennel seed and baking bread. Medium bodied with a wonderful concent... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Sauvignon Blanc wine from Marlborough in New Zealand. 2010 Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Intense and highly aromatic featuring juicy acidity this white offers grassy floral and fresh jalape


External Review
10/06/2012

This distinctive white features a whiff of toasted popcorn kernel, giving way to a juicy mouthful of lemon, lime, melon and mineral flavors and bright acidity. Drink now.


External Review
01/10/2013

Complex on the nose and richly textured in the mouth, this wine delivers it all. Hints of struck flint and wild onion accent grapefruit aromas, while the flavors range easily from pink grapefruit and red currant to delicate herb shadings. Itandrsquo;s full without being too full, with a potent yet refreshing finish that seemingly lingers forever.


External Review
01/10/2013

20% of Dog Pointandrsquo;s 2010 Sauvignon Blanc was naturally fermented. It offers expressive notes of fresh grapefruit, lemon zest, kumquat and under-ripe pineapple with hints of bay leaf, fennel seed and baking bread. Medium bodied with a wonderful concentration of citrus, tropical and spice flavors, it gives a great backbone of refreshing acidity and a long yeasty finish. Drink it now to 2014.


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Bright straw green. Refreshingly intense concentration of citrus, tropical fruits and fragrant fresh summer herbs, underpinned by an appealing degree of minerality. Generous full bodied wine displaying an excellent balance of fruit and acidity with a fine citrus infused finish, a portion of indigenous ferment adding depth and richness. Match with seafood – especially oysters, scallops and mussels, but also salads, white meats and mild cheeses. Ideally enjoyed young, but may be cellared for several years.

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