8/10 $17.90 Matua Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand). Very fragrant with aromas of flowery peach and melon/lime. Fairly crisp and not too dry, with an underlying sparkle to it. It is more acidic than I am used to, which did somewhat affect my perception of the smoothness, but the fun flavours are just too good to... Continue Reading →
8.75/10 $19.95 Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand). Beautiful pale straw colour. Citrus floral scent. Very smooth and citrus tasting to start, with green apple/ melon/ pineapple flavours in the middle, followed by a crisp ending. I am pretty picky with my whites, and this one definitely makes the cut; I've enjoyed it on many... Continue Reading →
7/10 $13.95 Monkey Bay Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand). Yellow pear colour. Dry and medium bodied. Smells fruity and fresh. Clean citrus tasting and not overly sweet. Tropical hints of pineapple. Good with appetizers. Drinkable, but would not purchase myself.
8.5/10 $18.20 Saint Clair Family Estates (New Zealand) Sauvignon Blanc. Very pale in colour, like lemon water. Citrus aroma. Light and crisp tasting with a level of acidity that I don't mind. I read some reviews that talked about tasting "grass and lilies"... I can't speak to that, but I can definitely taste grapefruit. Very... Continue Reading →
9/10 Kim $19.95 Crawford Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand). This one was recommended to me by a liquor store employee, who pitched it as being very popular... and I'm so glad that I picked it up! I'm not usually a white wine gal, but this dry white is so summery and beautiful! It smells peachy... Continue Reading →