Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2006

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"Spectator 92 Selected from various low yielding vineyards in the Wairau, Brancott, Waihoepai and Awatere valleys, th...

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Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire (5,400 mi)
GBP 12.49
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750ml
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If you like your Sauvignon Blanc with a bit of grapefruit, it doesn't get much better than the Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2006 from Marlborough, ... Read more

wowza...super white peach on the nose and finish. so freakin' tasty and crisp that I looked and I had nearly polished off the bottle in one sitting... Read more

Fruity and herbaceous. Read more

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Snooth User: winecanine
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5.00 5
06/28/2007

If you like your Sauvignon Blanc with a bit of grapefruit, it doesn't get much better than the Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2006 from Marlborough, New Zealand. This wine is fresh, clean and crisp, and filled with flavors of grapefruit and lime. It's medium-bodied, low in acidity and has a moderate alcohol level of 13 percent -- a good thing, because it's a very easy wine to drink. It usually hits the shelf at just under $20 a bottle, but every now and then it goes on sale for about $15 -- when it does, stock up!


Snooth User: jasonkauf
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4.00 5
01/12/2008

wowza...super white peach on the nose and finish. so freakin' tasty and crisp that I looked and I had nearly polished off the bottle in one sitting. more than I could want from a marlborough sb at the price point. went perfectly with my spicy string beans


Snooth User: Heathen83
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3.00 5
03/05/2009

Fruity and herbaceous.


Snooth User: winelog
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0.00 5
06/16/2009

Cheap one from the WS Top 100 list.


Snooth User: Healy
31380231
4.50 5
09/11/2007

Citrus, crisp, totally refreshing. Went through 4 cases at my wedding, but who cares since I got it on sale in NJ for $12.99 a bottle! One of the best deals in the wine world in 2007.


Snooth User: AbottleAday
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3.00 5
04/14/2010

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Snooth User: magpie
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3.50 5
02/06/2008

intense tropical fruit while refraining from being unctious or cloying, a great price, a great choice for a novice wine drinker, a real people pleaser


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External Reviews for Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

External Review
06/29/2009

Classic Sauvignon characters of cut grass and tropical fruits are dominant on the nose. Unfolds with flavors of passionfruit, gooseberry and subtle herbaceousness. The wine is mouthfilling with good texture and finishes well with cleansing acidity and great length. Ideally suited to asparagus, oysters and summer salads.


External Review
04/20/2010

Spit Fire Sauvignon Blanc 2006 - Kim Crawford: Spit Fire Sauvignon Blanc 2006 - Weißwein von Kim CrawfordDer zweite Jahrgang dieses großartigen Einzellagen-Sauvignon-Blancs war ein hervorragender Jahrgang, der mit seinen explosiven Fruchtaromen begeistert. Tropische Früchte, Passionsfrucht und Melone harmonieren wunderbar mit süßen Kräutertönen. Am Gaumen dann erneut eine üppige Frucht mit Anklängen von Feige, Melone und Passionsfrucht, die durch eine perfekt eingebaute Säure noch mehr Komplexität erhält. Der Spit Fire Sauvignon Blanc 2006 von Kim Crawford wird von einem sehr lang anhaltenden Finale gekrönt. Er ist besonders zu Austern mit Zitronengras und Fisch zu empfehlen, ist aber auch solo ein Trinkgenuss.Weingut: Kim Crawford WinesLand: NeuseelandRegion: Marlborough Rebsorte: 100% Sauvignon BlancInhalt: 0,75 lAlkoholgehalt: 12,75 Vol.%Säuregehalt: 7,5 g/lRestsüße: 3,0 g/lLagerfähigkeit: 4 Jahre ab JahrgangEmpfohlene Serviertemperatur: 6-8 °CAuszeichnungen für den Kim Crawford Spit Fire Sauvignon Blanc 2006:Goldmedaille - New Zealand International Wine Show 2006Goldmedaille - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 200692 Punkte - Wine Spectator93 Punkte - Mondo Weißwein > Neuseeland > Marlborough


External Review
02/25/2010

Kim Crawford Spitfire Sauvignon Blanc 2006: Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 6-8°C, lagerfähig 4 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2006Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: MarlboroughWeingut: Kim Crawford WinesRebsorte: 100% Sauvignon BlancRestzucker: 3 g/LiterRestsäure: 7,5g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 12,75 % Weißwein


External Review
06/28/2007

Lush tropical fruit with key lime and a touch of green bell pepper, evenly balanced with good acidity to keep it fresh.


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Winemaker's Notes:

"Spectator 92 Selected from various low yielding vineyards in the Wairau, Brancott, Waihoepai and Awatere valleys, these Sauvignon Blanc grapes were machine harvested and protectively handled. After juice clarification the wine was innoculated with pure, aromatic yeast strains and cool fermented. Once dry the wine was stabilised, filtered and bottled. ANALYSIS AT HARVEST Brix: 21.7 Titratable Acidity: 9.6 g/l pH: 3.12 WINE ANALYSIS Alcohol: 13% Titratrable Acidity: 7.8 g/l ph: 3.34 Residual Sugar: 3 g/l "

"Spectator 92 Selected from various low yielding vineyards in the Wairau, Brancott, Waihoepai and Awatere valleys, these Sauvignon Blanc grapes were machine harvested and protectively handled. After juice clarification the wine was innoculated with pure, aromatic yeast strains and cool fermented. Once dry the wine was stabilised, filtered and bottled. ANALYSIS AT HARVEST Brix: 21.7 Titratable Acidity: 9.6 g/l pH: 3.12 WINE ANALYSIS Alcohol: 13% Titratrable Acidity: 7.8 g/l ph: 3.34 Residual Sugar: 3 g/l "

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