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2006 Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough (750ml)
Producer: Kim Crawford Wines kimcrawfordwines.co.nz
Appellation: Marlborough - New Zealand
Type: white
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Maturity: Drink/Mature
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$12.99
Description: Grapefruit, Peachy, Grassy, Citrus
Availability:
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: December 27, 2006 , from a member
4 stars
tasted: March 24, 2007 , Anthony Barile
tasted: June 17, 2007 , Beth and Tom Toth
tasted: May 5, 2007 , John Spoonhower
tasted: May 29, 2007 , Mike Lombardi
4 stars "Only four stars b/c I have not ventured too deeply into the SB grapes.....loved the grapefruit/citrus nose..." Best 2007-
tasted: November 23, 2007 , Justin Erickson
89 points "Color: bright; Aromas: mineral, floral, herbal, tropical fruit, tree fruit; Sweetness: medium dry; Finish: persistent; Lots of "cat pee" aroma, was hoping for a bit more citrus, but found the green flavors to be a nice change. Thumbs up."
tasted: June 12, 2009 , Dennis Kirkpatrick
4 stars "Color: bright; Aromas: citrus fruit; Sweetness: dry; Finish: medium; "
tasted: May 31, 2009 , Bill McCann
tasted: December 13, 2008 , Brad Owens
4.5 stars "Color: bright; Nose: fragrant; Aromas: citrus fruit; Acidity: crisp; Sweetness: medium dry; Finish: medium; Overall: pleasant; "
rated: March 16, 2007 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
92 points "#40 on the Top 100 Wines of 2006. Selected from various low yielding vineyards in the Wairau, Brancott, Waihoepai and Awatere valleys, these Sauvignon Blanc grapes were machine harvested and protectively handled. After juice clarification the wine was innoculated with pure, aromatic yeast strains and cool fermented. Once dry the wine was stabilized, filtered and bottled. Aroma: Classic Sauvignon characters of gooseberry, passionfruit, figs and a touch of herbaceousness. Palate: Unfolds with flavours of passionfruit, gooseberry and subtle herbaceousness. The wine is mouthfilling with good texture and finishes well with crisp acidity and great length."
rated: May 3, 2007 , Catherine Granger ManageYourCellar.com
4 stars "extremely attractive nose of grapefruit and cassis. Palate is crisp with vibrant fruit flavors, followed by a long aftertaste. An old time favorite!"