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Church Road Sauvignon Blanc 2002

Tasted:22 Nov 2003 (age 1 year)
Name:Church Road (134)
Variety:Sauvignon Blanc
Year:2002
Producer:Church Road (188)
Region:Hawkes Bay
Rating:ok+
Web Site:Not available
 
The colour was a pale-medium greenish gold. The bouquet showed sharp citrus tropical fruit. The taste had a citric acid start, tropical fruit, and a crisp clean finish. This wine was quite pleasant, but didn't have as much varietal character as a Marlborough wine.

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Note 1 I am not really a wine expert (just an enthusiastic amateur), so please don't take my recommendations as anything more than a rough guide to these wines. I can take no responsibility if you buy a lot, on my recommendation, and then regret it!

Note 2 You may not agree with my evaluation of these wines as a lot of this is quite subjective. I tend to put a lot of emphasis on complexity and intense characteristic flavours and bouquet, so if you disagree you might just have different priorities.

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