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92 • Nautilus 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $18.99. Best Buy.
Vibrant aromas and flavors of green pepper, grapefruit, and green tomato with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a very tangy, mineral, plantain and grassy earth accented finish. A delicious and exotic sauvignon blanc. (tasted on Mar-25-2013)
91 • Brancott Estate 2011 Letter Series "B", Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $25.99.
Pale golden silver color. More subtle aromas suggest papaya, wheatgrass, sour sop and lime with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and tart citrus driven finish with a layer of chalk and grass underneath. A nicely refined and elegant NZ sauvignon blanc. (tasted on Mar-25-2013)
90 • Brancott Estate 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $13.99. Best Buy.
Pale straw color. Aromas of grapefruit custard, pickled green tomatoes, white chocolate and yellow pepper with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a very balanced citrus, melon, and nectarine skin accented finish. A rock solid NZ sauvignon blanc for all occasions. (tasted on Mar-25-2013)
88 • Martin's Rake 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $21.99.
Bold aromas and flavors of guava, grapefruit, and green and jalapeno pepper with a crisp, tart medium-to-full body and a zesty, passionfruit, melon rind and lemon accented finish. Good vibrancy, balance and purity for sipping or with seafood. (tasted on Mar-25-2013)
86 • Stoneleigh 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $15.99.
Platinum straw color. Lightly dusty green pepper, kumquat and gherkin aromas and flavors with a tangy, medium-to-full body and a nice flourish of melon and lime ice on the grippy fruit tannin finish. (tasted on Mar-25-2013)
85 • Selaks 2011 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $16.|Find-a-Wine|
Silvery gold color. Lightly smoky aromas suggest grilled grapefruit and kiwi with a hint of tall grass and melon rind with a crisp, fruity-yet-dry light-to-medium body and a earthy, lemon and lime accented finish. (tasted on Apr-04-2013)