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Villa Maria, Clifford Bay Reserve, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, 2012

Clifford Bay Reserve


  • Grape Variety: Sauvignon Blanc
  • Drink: 2013 - 2016


Villa Maria

Melanie Brown

Tasting: New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Pungent asparagus with ripe citrus. Weighty acidity complements flinty minerality, long finish.

Roger Jones

Tasting: New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Buttercups on the nose, textured on the palate with some pleasant creaminess with the soft citric fruit. Softens on palate with a delicate lychee and pink grapefruit.

Peter McCombie

Tasting: New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Herbal, relatively restrained. Leafy, tobacco and tomato, decent length.


Wine name: Clifford Bay Reserve
Wine classification:
Wine alcohol content: 13%
Wine colour: White
Wine vintage: 2012
Price: £14.99
Wine style: White, Medium bodied
Country: New Zealand
Region: Marlborough
Subregion: Awatere Valley

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