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Clos Henri Pinot Noir 2013 750ml

Rated 92 - This is one of the best value 2013 Marlborough pinots, boasting a wealth of ripe cherry and summer berry fruit aromas, not to mention...
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Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc Te Koko 2013 750ml

Rated 91 - Intense and distinctive, this opens with vivid floral details, featuring honeysuckle and peach aromas to the apricot and fleshy melon...
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Dog Point Chardonnay 2013 750ml

Rated 92 - This distinctive white offers a creamy texture and aromatic profile, with a long, detailed finish. The melon, apple and apricot flavors...
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Dog Point Pinot Noir 2013 750ml

Rated 92 - Plush and creamy in texture, with robust plum and berry notes, complemented by savory overtones of smoke, chicory, tomato leaf and white...
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Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc Section 94 Single Vineyard 2013 750ml

Rated 95 - A stunning experssion of sauvignon that marries complexity and purity to exalted effect. The nose is all tight-wound sulphides and...
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Yealands Estate Pinot Noir Single Vineyard 2013 750ml

Rated 92 - Plush and supple, brimming with flavors of raspberry coulis, cherry, rosemary, dried rose petal, forest floor and smoky black tea....

2013 Marlborough New Zealand

On the north-easterly tip of New Zealand's South Island, we find the beautiful region of Marlborough, home to some of the New World's finest white wines and dozens of quality vineyards. The region itself has been producing their award winning white wines – most commonly made with Sauvignon Blanc grapes – in large numbers since the 1970s, and is today widely recognized as being home to some of the best examples of both modern and traditional styles of Sauvignon Blanc wines. The region benefits from its dry and hot climate, and the cooling oceanic breezes which help the grapes there reach full ripeness. One of the key features of the Marlborough region is the fact that whilst the days are generally very hot, the nights are cold, thus allowing the vintners who work in the region to considerably extend the grapes' ripening period and encourage much more expression of flavor and terroir.

As with nearby Australia, New Zealand has over the past century proven itself to be a superb location for producing high quality wines in vast amounts, with much of the cooler regions of both islands being used primarily for vine cultivation. New Zealand wineries are notable for their enthusiasm in regards to experimentation, and for utilizing modern technologies and methods to make the most of the imported grape varietals which flourish in the rich, fertile soils and oceanic climate. In recent years, it has been the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc wines which have gained the most attention, as a result of their smoky character and ability to carry the mineral rich nature of the terroir they grow in. Changing consumer interests have brought about a considerable rise in the production of organic and sustainable wines in New Zealand, of which again, the Sauvignon Blanc varietals are leading the way in regards to excellence, flavor and overall character.