Tag Archives: New Zealand

Mt. Beautiful Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, North Canterbury, New Zealand

12 Jan

16An alternative to the typical grapefruity Sauvignon Blancs of Marlborough, Mt. Beautiful maintains its citrusy freshness while offering plenty of creamy tropical fruit like mango and guava. Great with pork belly in a Mirin glaze. $15

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Tora Bay Sauvignon Blanc, 2012, Martinborough, New Zealand

16 Oct

106Aromatic and delicious single-vineyard Sauvignon Blanc brimming with honeysuckle, passion fruit and nectarine flavors that are generous, juicy, ripe and delicious. Shows focus and wonderful acidity on a light body, with all the grass and tropical notes that Sauvignon Blanc lovers expect. Exceptional accompaniment to sushi. $15

Huia Dry Riesling, 2010, Marlborough, New Zealand

16 Oct

105Stunning Kiwi Riesling! The nose is aromatic, full of uplifting citrus and floral notes. The palate delivers lovely depth of flavor, rich and dry with bright mandarin orange and honeysuckle. This single-vineyard Riesling shows good length and ends on a refreshing, vibrant mineral finish. Scrumptious with fresh scallops seared in butter. $24