7 New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs Under $30

Explore Marlborough with these new reviews of stunning and affordable white wines up to 94 points

7 New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs Under $30
Astrolabe winemaker Simon Waghorn aims to make wines that express the distinctive character of Marlborough's vineyards. (Courtesy of Astrolabe Wines)
Jun 30, 2022

Freshness and vibrancy strike clearly as the defining characteristics of Sauvignon Blancs from New Zealand's Marlborough region, along with reasonable prices. Marlborough is also showing signs of an exciting new era led by different voices and a return to traditional winemaking virtues like terroir emphasis. This is on display in this week’s selection of whites from well-known and newer New Zealand wineries.

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