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Te Awa Leftfield Sauvignon Blanc

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Te Awa, Left Field Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand 2011
Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc may be a bit of an upstart compared to its more classic counterparts, but as a modern phenomenon, it enjoys a fruity reputation for its remarkable symmetry. This wine is all about grace under pressure. With pinpoint precision and stamina, it delivers a harmonious routine of aromatic, refreshing light spritz, restrained pear and gooseberry fruit and a dry finish. The freshness and restraint of this almost Sancerre-like Kiwi dry white shows it’s no fish out of water. 16pts/20 (86/100)

Price: £11.75 Bibendum, Slurp
Drink: Now
Alc: 12.5%

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