2017 Locations NZ-7

Sauvignon Blanc

  • New Zealand
  • South Island
  • Marlborough
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  • tomoem Likes this wine: 90 points

    March 30, 2019 - A wonderful expression with defined grapefruit and hay grass. I think that CT member CHRISTINE HAVENS has great notes and quite comprehensive tidbits of the wine story. Bravo to her well written review.

  • whitejones Likes this wine: 89 points

    February 23, 2019 - Crisp, fresh, mineral-y, another great Locations offering. Paired it with a shrimp/garlic/spinach linguine and it was stellar, a great counterpoint to the creamy/peppery sauce. There's a hint, just a hint, of stone fruit, but it's really quite dry overall. Drinking well now.

  • Christine Havens Likes this wine: 91 points

    May 6, 2018 - Another stellar offering from Dave Phinney’s Locations project, the NZ-7 is fresh, grassy, and quite mineral, owing in part, to the Awatere Valley’s proximity to the Pacific Ocean and the Waihopai Valley’s gravelly soils in combination with a cooler climate. Fresh and elegant, it’s awash in underripe pineapple, boxwood, lemongrass, lime zest, and sea foam. On the palate, a sense of mouthwatering palate tension from an energetic burst of acidity that releases a core of tropical fruit and piquant herbaceousness. 13.5% ABV | Sample

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2017
  • Type White
  • Producer Locations
  • Varietal Sauvignon Blanc
  • Designation NZ-7
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country New Zealand
  • Region South Island
  • SubRegion Marlborough
  • Appellation Marlborough
  • UPC Code 851645004256

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  • In Cellars 35 (57%)
  • Consumed 26 (43%)

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