Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc Wairau Valley Marlborough 2008

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This crisp white brims with rich layers of fruit offering grapefruit pear and apple flavors in abundance. Finishes with a deft balance of softness and lacy acidity. Drink now. 10000 cases imported. WS.

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Stoneleigh:
In Rapaura, Marlborough there lies a vineyard studded with precious stones. Once the bed of an ancient river, today they form the bed of our vineyard. We call them sunstones.  During the day, the sunstones reflect the brilliant Marlborough sunshine up into the vines and grapes. Bathed with heat from above and below, the grapes gradually ripen and their beautifully rich flavour ... Read more
In Rapaura, Marlborough there lies a vineyard studded with precious stones. Once the bed of an ancient river, today they form the bed of our vineyard. We call them sunstones.  During the day, the sunstones reflect the brilliant Marlborough sunshine up into the vines and grapes. Bathed with heat from above and below, the grapes gradually ripen and their beautifully rich flavour intensifies.  Starved of moisture and struggling to grow in the stony soil, the vines concentrate their efforts into producing a few precious grapes, with the cool Marlborough nights locking the crisp, concentrated flavour inside. What the vines lack in quantity of fruit, they more than make up for in quality.  The result is a rare wine; elegant and crisp, yet intense - the magical taste of Stoneleigh. Read less

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Snooth User: VegasOenophile
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4.00 5
10/23/2009

Much like my recent obsession, the 2008 Nobilo Icon, this sauvignon blanc is stellar! Well worth a try for the price.


Snooth User: LikeTheWolf
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5.00 5
02/10/2010

Five glasses


External Reviews for Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc Wairau Valley Marlborough

External Review
Source: Melange Wines
10/06/2009

This crisp white brims with rich layers of fruit offering grapefruit pear and apple flavors in abundance. Finishes with a deft balance of softness and lacy acidity. Drink now. 10000 cases imported. WS.


External Review
Source: Melange Wines
10/06/2009

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This crisp white brims with rich layers of fruit offering grapefruit pear and apple flavors in abundance. Finishes with a deft balance of softness and lacy acidity. Drink now. 10000 cases imported. WS.

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