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Whitehaven-Greg-Sav-Blanc-20152015 Whitehaven Awatere Single Vineyard Greg Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZD $26.90

Aromatic sauvignon blanc in a typical Awatere style with crisp, grassy, green capsicum and wet stone/mineral flavours. Quite Sancerre-like. Lovely purity and impressive power. An ethereal texture and lengthy finish. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on

Alcohol: 13%

Ageing: now to 2019

Food match: Char-grilled calamari salad, rocket, roast garlic, baby spinach, balsamic & virgin olive oil

Stockists: Whitehaven Wines, Marlborough; Super Liquor Stores, Wellington (NZ); Combined Wine & Foods – NSW & Alepat Taylor – VIC (AU distributors)

Ranked #7 of 105 2015 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $26.63 Avg 95pt 2015 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from New Zealand

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