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"Beautifully fruited & immediately appealing" Wine Orbit

"Succulent & vibrant, delivers pristine fruit flavours, with fine texture" Wine Orbit

A delightful wine pairing well with fresh green-lipped mussels or Caesar salad

Whalebone Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Member rating / 46
$7.99p/Btl
Erp $17.99 $15.64
12 Btls, $95.88 12 Btls, $83.37

Promotional price ends on 14/12/2018

Awarded 91/100 Points 100% New Zealand Freight Included
Whalebone Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Whalebone Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Member rating / 46
Whalebone Bay is a colloquial term given to the shores of Port Underwood in Marlborough, that are littered with old whalebone remnants.
$7.99p/Btl
Erp $17.99 $15.64
12 Btls, $95.88 12 Btls, $83.37

Accolades

Awarded 91/100 Points

Sam Kim, Wine Orbit 

Description

"Beautifully fruited and immediately appealing, the bouquet shows green rockmelon, nectarine, basil and lemon zest characters. The palate is succulent and vibrant, and delivers pristine fruit flavours and fine texture, superbly balanced by refreshing acidity. Excellent value and great drinking. At its best: now to 2019." Sam Kim. Sept 2017.

Whalebone Bay is a colloquial term given to the shores of Port Underwood in Marlborough, that are littered with old whalebone remnants. It was here in the mid -1800s that whaling was in full swing. The pioneering spirit and uncompromising attitude of these people is reflected today by the dedication of Marlborough grape growers to producing top quality fruit.

The fruit for this Whalebone Bay Sauvignon Blanc is sourced from carefully selected vineyard sites within Marlborough. It’s a lively, fresh wine with a lifted nose of blackcurrant budpassionfruit and citrus blossom.  The palate displays flavours of freshly cut capsicum, passionfruit and fresh stonefruit. Subtle herbaceous notes add complexity and the finish is clean and crisp. Recommended for drinking now or over the next 1-2 years.

Food Pairing: A delightful wine with fresh greenlipped  mussels or caesar salad.

Seal

Screw Cap

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Alcohol

12.5%

Delivery

Includes Delivery

Member Rating

4.5 Stars

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User comments (22)

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Top Savi. Amazing value

Trevor - 08/12/2018

Incredibly lovely wine to our taste. Super value. Love your mystery wines haven’t had a dud yet.

Alessandro - 08/12/2018

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Nice wine at a very nice price.

Stephen - 07/12/2018

Great drop

Christine - 18/11/2018

Like this.

Andrea - 18/11/2018

Great wine easy to drink love it .

Ray - 18/11/2018

S
Lovely wine, will buy more

Scales - 16/11/2018

S
Lovely wine.

Shirley - 15/11/2018

Don't tell anyone, but this is a great wine, at a great price.

Stephen - 27/09/2018

Easy drinking little acidiy

Kelvin - 19/04/2018

F
great wine

Fraser - 12/04/2018

J
Great value

Janette - 10/12/2018

L
A really easy and more-ish wine to drink. Crisp and different from usual Marlborough S/B's. Would purchase again

Lois - 09/12/2018

great flavour value for money

Tony - 16/11/2018

D
Very enjoyable

Diane - 06/11/2018

Great wine for price

Sharyn - 03/11/2018

T
Always a delicious Sauvignon Blanc, most enjoyable.

Tony - 06/09/2018

P
As always very drinkable

Peter - 13/06/2018

same high quaility over the last five years

Dennis - 15/12/2017

S
Easy drinking

Stephen - 17/11/2018

P
Average tasting

Pam - 11/11/2018

J
Excellent price for a quite reasonable wine.

John - 09/11/2018


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