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Mt. Difficulty Sauvignon Blanc Central Otago 2009

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Mouthwatering in its refreshing acidity, and equally appealing for its fresh, vivid notes of grass, lime peel and green apple, with a terrific mineral detail.- Wine Spectator

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The Mt Difficulty brand started in 1998 with a very small production of Pinot noir and Chardonnay. This Pinot noir went on to win a Gold medal at the 1999 Air New Zealand wine awards, with the Chardonnay attaining Silver. This was a great result for a startup winery and shows the potential of Central Otago for these varieties. Previously the grapes from our vineyards were included in many top-p... Read more
The Mt Difficulty brand started in 1998 with a very small production of Pinot noir and Chardonnay. This Pinot noir went on to win a Gold medal at the 1999 Air New Zealand wine awards, with the Chardonnay attaining Silver. This was a great result for a startup winery and shows the potential of Central Otago for these varieties. Previously the grapes from our vineyards were included in many top-performing wines from other Central Otago wineries. The four Mt Difficulty vineyards are privately owned by the same people who started and own the Mt Difficulty brand and winery. The initial joint venture has grown into a leading New Zealand boutique winery with export markets in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore, with the rest of the world to come! Read less

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/19/2011

A Sauvignon Blanc wine from Otago in New Zealand. 2009 Mt. Difficulty Sauvignon Blanc 750ml



Mouthwatering in its refreshing acidity, and equally appealing for its fresh, vivid notes of grass, lime peel and green apple, with a terrific mineral detail.- Wine Spectator

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