8 Lively Marlborough Sauvignon Blancs Under $20

New reviews of refreshing and affordable white wines from New Zealand, up to 92 points

8 Lively Marlborough Sauvignon Blancs Under $20
Winery Villa Maria harvests a range of grapes from its estates in Marlborough, Hawkes Bay, Auckland and Gisborne. (Frank Gasteiger)
Jul 29, 2021

There are two good reasons to stock up on refreshing and aromatic 2020 Sauvignon Blancs from New Zealand’s Marlborough region. First off, 2020 had a long, dry growing season—some say the driest on record. The whites from this year are remarkably concentrated in flavor, making them memorably intense. You’ll want to enjoy these beauties for the next couple of years, including the noteworthy wines in this week’s selection.

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