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Standout Sauvignons

New Zealand's white wines show strength, while reds are promising but inconsistent
Daniel Sogg
Issue: November 30, 2005

Winemakers in New Zealand are an ambitious lot. Unwilling to rest on an international reputation for making live-wire Sauvignon Blanc, they are increasing their efforts with other varieties, especially Pinot Noir and Merlot, and ramping up their plantings of the grapes.

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