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We Speak Wine USD 12.99 750ml

Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2018

Member Review by RandyFisher:

Classic grapefruit in a glass which is why I buy it.

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Oyster Bay Wines:
Internationally-recognised for producing "elegant, assertive wines with glorious fruit flavours", Oyster Bay is also a winemaker with great viticultural vision. It was Oyster Bay that had the foresight, over two decades ago, to recognise the enormous wine-growing potential that lay beneath the stony, alluvial soils of a marginal sheep farming district in New Zealand's Hawkes Bay. Today that region is producing New Zealand's finest merlots.

Member Reviews for Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

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Snooth User: RandyFisher
10733941,880
3.50 5
Vintage: 2016 01/14/2018

Classic grapefruit in a glass which is why I buy it.


Snooth User: RandyFisher
10733941,880
3.00 5
Vintage: 2014 05/17/2015

A bit fruitier than the 13 vintage, still has nice acidity with a pineapple finish.


Snooth User: calywa
9256772,504
3.00 5
Vintage: 2010 06/02/2013

Nice


Snooth User: Mike Madaio
1068140204,714
3.00 5
Vintage: 2010 08/26/2012

Juicy, fresh and delicious.


Snooth User: InWineTruth
2201061,634
4.00 5
Vintage: 2010 02/11/2011

Clear pale straw, bright aromas of gooseberries, cut grass and minerals, lively on the palate with notes of green tree fruits, green apples and lime, focused and lingering, refreshing acidity and lively...a definitive Kiwi SB that's a great value.


Snooth User: wineguider
553685121
3.50 5
Vintage: 2010 12/23/2010

Even as Oyster Bay approaches room temperature in your glass, it keeps its cool. It's a bit minerally, has a lot of fresh citrus flavor, and is nicely crisp, dry and refreshing, while still providing some nice fruit overtones. I would call it a crowd-pleaser, because it gives you just a tiny bit of “fireworks on your tongue,” and I can’t imagine . . . http://wineguider.wordpress.com/2010/07/21/oyster-bay-sauvignon-blanc/


Snooth User: Nina Syr
880338106
4.00 5
Vintage: 2010 04/27/2012

That was a very nice surprise! Nose is amazingly aromatic, parfumy and fruity. Pale straw with touch of green color. On the palate fresh, crisp acidity, citrus, passion fruit and a little fizz.


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External Reviews for Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2014 06/27/2015

The philosophy of Oyster Bay is to produce fine, distinctly regional wines that are elegant and assertive with glorious fruit flavours. It all starts in the vineyard. We treat each vineyard block and parcel of wine individually. The fruit is crushed, gently pressed and the juice is cold settled. A long, slow temperature controlled fermentation and immediate bottling after winemaking, retains all the wonderful fruit flavours and aromas that are present. Pale straw green in colour with brilliant clarity, Oyster Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is zesty and aromatic with lots of lively fruit characters. A concentration of assertive passionfruit and tropical fruit flavours with an abundant bouquet, it is a wine that is always crisp, elegant and refreshing. - Winery


External Review
Vintage: 2010 08/01/2012

Citrus, herb and grass notes are balanced around a core of vibrant acidity. Finishes with the slightest touch of coarseness. Drink now.


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
Vintage: 2010 04/12/2011

Pale straw green in colour with brilliant clarity, Oyster Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blancis zesty and aromatic with lots of lively fruit characters. A concentration of assertive passionfruit and tropi


External Review
Vintage: 2010 05/19/2011

Good pale color. Aromas of grapefruit pith, oregano and curry powder, plus a slightly sweaty sauvignon note. Juicy but not hard, with fresh acidity framing the rather delicate soft citrus flavors. Needs to be served with food.


External Review
Vintage: 2010 09/27/2011

This successful brand is a huge seller in Australia, and the company reports that 200,000 cases of this vintage are available in the U.S.. It's a little less overt than many Marlborough Sauvignons, with restrained celery leaf and citrus aromas and flavors that finish with just a hint of sweetness.


External Review
Vintage: 2010 01/10/2013

Pungent scents of crushed tomato or nettle leaves enliven this lightweight wine. Itandrsquo;s citrusy and pleasantly leafy on the palate, with a finish that turns slightly chalky.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2010 05/11/2011

Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2010 750ML


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