New Zealand Sauvignons near the $10 mark that aren’t being churned out by a huge multinational corporation are getting hard to find, but here’s one example, and it’s available in magnums too, which should be even more economical—provided you’ve got a big enough thirst or enough guests to down all that wine. This excellent value in NZ SB is a bit understated on the…
Light and lithe, with quintessential Riesling aromas and flavors of green apple, pineapple and lime, all wrapped up by a crisp, refreshing finish. A nice quaffer for the warm months ahead.
Quite pungent on the nose, with aggressive Sauvignon character: green pepper, passion fruit, even a bit of cat pee. Fans of the style will find a lot to like for the price. Flavors are softer and easier, with the focus shifting to melon and peach. Imported by Palm Bay Imports.
Lightweight and fresh, this is a crisp, peppery Sauvignon Blanc with a core of grapefruit and a touch of sweatiness to its aromas. Probably best with potent shellfish preparations, like mussels steamed in white wine and herbs.
This is a light- to medium-bodied Sauvignon Blanc that’s clean and fresh, but not particularly intense or characterful—the kind you can comfortably serve to a non-wine crowd and expect accolades for your choice. Drink now.