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Saint Clair Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Wairau Reserve 2012

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Intriguing, with a smoky lanolin note giving way to fleshy …

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Wine Type and Color

White Still

Magazine Issue

Jun 15, 2013

Summary

Grape

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is historically connected to two French winemaking regions: the Loire Valley and Bordeaux. It most likely originated in the former, which today still makes single-variety expressions to global acclaim. In Bordeaux, where the grape's roots also run centuries deep, winemakers blend Sauvignon Blanc with Sémillon and small percentages of Muscadelle for dry whites and, in the Sauternes and Barsac appellations, world-renowned botrytized dessert wines.

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Saint Clair Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Wairau Reserve 2012

Intriguing, with a smoky lanolin note giving way to fleshy …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

White Still

Magazine Issue

Jun 15, 2013

Summary

Grape

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is historically connected to two French winemaking regions: the Loire Valley and Bordeaux. It most likely originated in the former, which today still makes single-variety expressions to global acclaim. In Bordeaux, where the grape's roots also run centuries deep, winemakers blend Sauvignon Blanc with Sémillon and small percentages of Muscadelle for dry whites and, in the Sauternes and Barsac appellations, world-renowned botrytized dessert wines.

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Overhead photo of various ingreidnets that make up the grape

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