Not a huge fan of SBs, but this was quite nice. Smoother and creamier than you typically find, and I agree that it didn't have a strong grapefruit taste. Citrus is there except it's in the background, bracing this fruitier wine. Also, very little of that "unique" SB bouquet. If I didn't know better, I would speculate there might be some vigonier blended in. Nice. I think this wine will actually work with a broader range of food than many SBs. And sips well.
Still one of the best Sauvignon blancs you will find. Notes of tropical fruit, honeysuckle, green grass, & citrus. Nice creaminess on the mouthfeel & good acidity. Getting none of the grapefruit that is typical of Sauvignon Blanc that others are experiencing here. None.
Medium yellow in color, with a strong nose of grapefruit and lemon zest, softened by a creaminess in the upper register. Flavors echo from the nose, with a striking freshness, lively acidity, and a medium-length finish that is tight from the acid, yet smooth from the chalkiness/creaminess, all at the same time. A bit pungent for my ultimate liking, but this is a very nice SB to revive yourself on a hot summer day.
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(Cliff Lede Sauvignon Blanc) #2; BLIND; VaynerPAZZZ; COLOR-golden; NOSE-I'd be shocked if not from New Zealand; heavy citrus, grassy; very candy; heavy grapefruit; PALATE-a ton of classic grapefruit; a little hot; not bad; very fruity; a little green; I like the pepper on the back-end; solid BBQ wine; WS-92; GV-86
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