Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Wino Wednesday: The Crossings Sauvignon Blanc

Today's wine comes from the Awatere Valley in Marlborough, New Zealand.

"Our Sauvignon Blanc is racy and bright.  Pink grapefruit and passionfruit flavors layer with lemon-lime acidity and minerality signature of the Awatere Valley."

The grapefruit provides a subtle base for the aroma, bringing to mind warm summer nights with a cool drink.  As for the taste, acidic is the first word that comes to mind.  The wine has a sharp tartness, which fizzles briefly on the tongue and then dilutes immediately, as if you have just bit into a citrusy fruit.  The Crossings' Sauvignon Blanc is light and delicate, though somewhat more of a palate cleanser than a part of the meal.

What should we try next?

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