Marlborough

    Sauv Blanc and Pinot Noir from Stoneleigh Winery in Marlborough, NZ

    Steve and I have been dying to visit New Zealand wine country. We love the wine from New Zealand and we have seen beautiful photos from the region. A visit to New Zealand is definitely on our bucket list. As part of our education, we thought it would be fun to try Stoneleigh Winery’s Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. (Full Disclosure: The winery sent us the bottles to taste.

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    The Ned Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Marlborough, New Zealand

    Published by Simon Liked this more than I expected to – and would say the same about The Ned Pinot Grigio too The Ned Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Marlborough, New Zealand (£10.99 Majestic) Smells as if it’s going to be on the fleshy side, but while there is quite exotic and punchy ...

    5 readers - By Drinking Outside The Box

      Pintar 2011 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough

      Toledo Wines and Vines - - 4 readers - New Zealand’s Marlborough region is tops for producing the racy style of Sauvignon Blanc we so enjoy. Pintar is a product of Cooper’s Creek winery and crafted from grapes sourced from seven different vineyards. The Green Dragon, my wife and expert on NZ Sauvignon Blanc, rates this wine highly as it offers a similar flavor profile to her favorites Kim Crawford and Starborough.

      Amazed by the 2014 Brancott Sauvignon Blanc, and why you should drink it young

      jamie goode's wine blog - - 3 readers - Amazed by the 2014 Brancott Sauvignon Blanc I am quite amazed by how good the 2014 Brancott Sauvignon Blanc is. You’ll probably be amazed by how amazed I was, so from the outset, I’ll answer some questions that some of you may be thinking. This was a bottle bought off the shelf last week in Tesco (it was just £6, so I thought it would be good to have a first look at the ne ...

      Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2014

      CHEAP WINE FINDER - - 1 readers - The Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2014 is sourced from vineyards located in the Wairau Valley and the Awatere Valley inside the Marlborough region on the northeast corner of the South Island of New Zealand. The harvest took place in February of 2014 (this post was written October 2014), so this Sauv Blanc went from grapes on the vine to bottles on the shelf in a hurry.

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      Godello - - Algonquin Park, October 2014 From the Middle English octobre and the Latin October, meaning “eight,” just how the month of October became the Julian and Gregorian 10th is a matter of bad juju. The corporate bumbling by way of the insertion of January and February into the Roman calendar screwed up all available etymological kismet.

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    • The Ned Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Marlborough, New Zealand

      … Published by Simon Liked this more than I expected to – and would say the same about The Ned Pinot Grigio too The Ned Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Marlborough, New Zealand (£10.99 Majestic) Smells as if it’s going to be on the fleshy side, but while there is quite exotic and punchy passionfruit, rhubarb and peach flavour, tinged with vanilla…

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    • Wine on company time

      … Algonquin Park, October 2014 From the Middle English octobre and the Latin October, meaning “eight,” just how the month of October became the Julian and Gregorian 10th is a matter of bad juju. The corporate bumbling by way of the insertion of January and February into the Roman calendar screwed up all available etymological kismet. Perhaps…

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    • Sauv Blanc and Pinot Noir from Stoneleigh Winery in Marlborough, NZ

      … find Sauv Blancs to be too grapefruity and in-your-face with twang for me. But Stoneleigh Winery’s Sauv Blanc is lovely. It has just a hint of grapefruit, even though it’s nose is very strong – something I found enticing in this wine. I thought of cardamom spice but then I went to my spice rack to confirm, I realized I didn’t have any cardamom. It’s…

      6 readers - 2 Hollywood Winos
    • Pintar 2011 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough

      … New Zealand’s Marlborough region is tops for producing the racy style of Sauvignon Blanc we so enjoy. Pintar is a product of Cooper’s Creek winery and crafted from grapes sourced from seven different vineyards. The Green Dragon, my wife and expert on NZ Sauvignon Blanc, rates this wine highly as it offers a similar flavor profile to her…

      4 readers - Toledo Wines and Vines
    • Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2014

      … The Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2014 is sourced from vineyards located in the Wairau Valley and the Awatere Valley inside the Marlborough region on the northeast corner of the South Island of New Zealand. The harvest took place in February of 2014 (this post was written October 2014), so this Sauv Blanc went from grapes on the vine to bottles…

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    • Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2011

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      …2013 Peregrine Mohua Sauvignon Blanc Enjoying some benchmark New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc in the sun! Green pepper seeds and pith, thyme, grass, and hint of key lime on the nose. Very ripe, almost limeade-like on the palate with hints of grass. Crisp acidity. 3/5 bones $ Sauvignon Blanc 12.5% abv Marlborough, NEW ZEALAND…

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      … Summer is the best time to enjoy Sauvignon Blanc. It is one of the most refreshing wines that I cover. It is perfect choice for hot days. It this post, I will highlight be best Sauvignon Blancs that I have discovered so far this summer. We will start the post with a perennial favorite…

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