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Matua Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Ratings on Delectable

Kristin Cancellieri

Grassy citrus grapefruit bomb! Dry and delicious with shellfish.

Grassy citrus grapefruit bomb! Dry and delicious with shellfish.

9.0

"Odedi" Delectable Pro

Light yellow in color with a green hue. On the nose grapefruits, grass, citrus, lemons, green apples and bitter herbs. Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity and nice legs. Crisp and refreshing. Dry on the palate with grapefruits, limes, lemons, green apples, bitter herbs, spices and white pepper. Medium finish with bitter almonds. This Marlborough sauvignon blanc is refreshing and crisp with mouthwatering acidity and a nice finish. Very much like a spicy grapefruit juice on the nose and palate. Better than their Rosé, though. Needs to be very chilled. I paired it with cheeses, dried fruits and nuts. 13% alcohol by volume. 85 points. $13.

Light yellow in color with a green hue. On the nose grapefruits, grass, citrus, lemons, green apples and bitter herbs. Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity and nice legs. Crisp and refreshing. Dry on the palate with grapefruits, limes, lemons, green apples, bitter herbs, spices and white pepper. Medium finish with bitter almonds. This Marlborough sauvignon blanc is refreshing and crisp with mouthwatering acidity and a nice finish. Very much like a spicy grapefruit juice on the nose and palate. Better than their Rosé, though. Needs to be very chilled. I paired it with cheeses, dried fruits and nuts. 13% alcohol by volume. 85 points. $13.

8.5

Brian Ager

Fresh and zesty with the notable high acidity common in New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc's.  On the nose lemon zest, peach & pineapple come through.  The pallate is a bit more muted due to high acidity, but the fruit carries over and is joined by hints of fresh grass. Paired well with salmon en papillote and our first balcony dinner of the spring. The color changing snowflake on the label is an interesting bonus as well! ❄️ ($9) [4/23/19]

Fresh and zesty with the notable high acidity common in New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc's.  On the nose lemon zest, peach & pineapple come through.  The pallate is a bit more muted due to high acidity, but the fruit carries over and is joined by hints of fresh grass. Paired well with salmon en papillote and our first balcony dinner of the spring. The color changing snowflake on the label is an interesting bonus as well! ❄️ ($9) [4/23/19]

8.6

Meg Herring Delectable Pro

Tastes like straight grapefruit juice. Easy drinker but not a lot going on.

Tastes like straight grapefruit juice. Easy drinker but not a lot going on.

8.6

Andrew Lohse Delectable Pro

Citrus, grapefruit, grass, acid.

Citrus, grapefruit, grass, acid.

8.7

Michael Chelus Delectable Pro

Grapefruit, lemon candy, peach, apple, hay and slate. Electric acidity and great minerality.

Grapefruit, lemon candy, peach, apple, hay and slate. Electric acidity and great minerality.

8.8

Diana Sabo

Enjoy on February 11, 2019. Tart, crisp, and refreshing!

Enjoy on February 11, 2019. Tart, crisp, and refreshing!

9.8

JJ Lumia

Crisp and refreshing with a lot of acid. Shows ample tropical flavors with lemon-lime and grapefruit. Solid buy. A WS Top 100.

Crisp and refreshing with a lot of acid. Shows ample tropical flavors with lemon-lime and grapefruit. Solid buy. A WS Top 100.

9.1

Amber Nichols

Favorite plain or in a spritzer with cranberry sprite.

Favorite plain or in a spritzer with cranberry sprite.

9.5

Dawn E.

Love New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc! Consistently good..grapefruit and gooseberries..acidity not quite what I am accustomed to...but it is a 2016 so I would expect a bit of mellowing. Overall...very nicely balanced!

Love New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc! Consistently good..grapefruit and gooseberries..acidity not quite what I am accustomed to...but it is a 2016 so I would expect a bit of mellowing. Overall...very nicely balanced!

8.8

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    Larchmont, NY 10538

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