2010 Goldwater Sauvignon Blanc

A lovely Kiwi exemplar of Sauvignon Blanc. Green apples, some pear on the nose. Luscious ripe citrus fruit on the palate, predominantly grapefruit. Not grassy as many others but still has that nice desired touch of minerality. The acids support the fruit nicely, and the package segues into a languid finish. Try with simple shellfish. Highly recommended.

WHO: Goldwater
WHAT: Sauvignon Blanc
WHERE: Wairau Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand.
WHEN: 2010
HOW MUCH: $16 (Media sample)

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