2013 Oyster Bay Sauv Blanc

I love Sauv Blancs. They are super food friendly versatile wines. New Zealand make some terrific ones, albeit a bit on the pricer side. This one is an essential meaning it is regularly available. Pale in color with a lovely nose of pink grapefruit. On the mid pallet the wine has pink grapefruit and citrus notes to match the nose. The wine has a medium length finish with some lovely mouth grip. An excellent Sauv Blanc. I would give it an 89 or so.

From the LCBO web site:
Release Date:July 24, 2014 750 mL bottle Alcohol/Vol 11.0% Made in: Marlborough, New Zealand By:Oyster Bay Sugar Content:4 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry Style: Aromatic Flavourful Description Popular Oyster Bay hails from the Marlborough region, ground zero for classic New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. It has expressive flavours of lime, passion fruit, kiwi fruit and fresh-cut grass. Pair with sea scallops pan-fried in butter, with asparagus on the side.

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