New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc - the tasting notes
23 Nov 2007 by Julia Harding MW
For a discussion of a range of Sauvignon Blanc styles from Chile and New Zealand, see Sauvignon Blanc styles analysed . These notes are listed by score, in ascending order. I have given approximate retail prices in the UK, where known. Babich Sauvignon Blanc 2006 Hawke’s Bay 14 Drink 2006-07 Ripe but not very fresh on nose (NB vintage). A bit harsh and warm (but then the wine had warmed up, which didn’t help). 13% (JH) £7.99 Sileni Estate, Selection ‘The Straits’ Sauvignon Blanc 2007 Marlborough 14 Drink 2007-08 Strong pear drop aromas. Searing acidity. No pleasure. 12.5% (JH) £9.99...

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