8 Vibrant New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs

New reviews of Sauvignon Blancs from Marlborough that mix intense flavors and crisp textures

8 Vibrant New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs
Yealands was founded in 2008 and now produces several Sauvignon Blancs from its sustainably grown vineyards in the Awatere Valley foothills. (Jim Tannock)
Aug 27, 2020

New Zealand's 2019 harvest produced deeply concentrated white wines, and some vintners claim it was among the best vintages in recent history. In this week's selection, we celebrate the year's Sauvignon Blancs and what makes Marlborough's versions so renowned: their fresh acidity with a lively array of flavors, often at prices under $25.

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