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Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc*Packaging may vary

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

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Sauvignon Blanc /13.5% ABV / New Zealand




Sauvignon Blanc

New Zealand

Body

Light

Sweet-Dry Scale

Dry

Tasting Notes

Dry

Dry

Fresh

Fresh

Grassy

Grassy

Bright

Bright

Crisp

Crisp

Pepper

Pepper

Citrus

Citrus

Floral

Floral

ABV

13.5%

Food Pairing

Chicken, Cheese - Fresh & Soft

Suggested Serving Temperature

45-50° F

Suggested Glassware

Standard White Glass

Features

Screw Cap


Product Description

Founded in 1985, Cloudy Bay was among the first 5 wineries to be established in New Zealand. Since then, innovation, meticulous attention to detail and regional expression have been the guiding principles of Cloudy Bay, committed to producing wines that enhance the pure flavors and stunning vibrancy naturally afforded by the climate and soils of Marlborough Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc succeeded in drawing New Zealand on the wine map and establishing the Marlborough wine region globally. This iconic wine is fresh, vibrant and aromatic. Immediately expressive in the glass, with notes of bright, ripe citrus, kaffir lime, passion fruit and white peach. The palate is vibrant and mouthwatering, with concentrated, juicy tropical notes melding with zesty citrus, stone fruits and subtle notes of orchard blossom. The palate is underpinned by a lively grapefruit acidity, carrying the intense fruit characters through to an impressively long finish. Wine Critic Ratings 91 Points James Suckling 95 Points Bob Campbell (MW)

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Community Reviews

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  • Karen
    Verified Buyer
    Apr 24 2021
    Verified Buyer

    Love the taste! Crisp and refreshing!

  • Jenn
    Verified Buyer
    Apr 10 2021
    Verified Buyer

    Arrived cold

  • DaleFeb 17 2021

    Absolutely world class. The gold standard for NZ Sauvignon Blancs. Tropical fruits on the nose with a lovely acidity to balance. The 2020 vintage lives up to the high standard. One of my all time favorites and a great value at this price.

  • EnochDec 24 2020

    Cloudy Bay is one of my all-time favorite Sauvignon Blancs. The 2020 vintage is spectacular and represents all their hard work during an extremely challenging year. Bright acidity with notes of peach, citrus, and zest give this wine a remarkable balance. Pair it will seafood or anything that you'd add a squeeze of lemon or lime and it'll be perfect!

  • BrittneyDec 9 2020

    My husband and I used to live in San Francisco, so we’d visit Napa often, and fell in love with reds, namely Cab Franc. We’ve tried quite a few Sauvignon Blancs over the years, but none have compared to Cloudy Bay. We enjoyed it chilled with lemon shrimp pasta, which was a wonderful pairing. If this is what 2020 tastes like even dealing with the pandemic, I can’t wait to see what you produce in the future. Highly recommend!

  • KellyDec 8 2020

    I am an avid New Zealand / Marlborough region sauvignon blanc drinker. I have tried any and all of these wines, at varying price points. Cloudy Bay is by far and away my favorite, especially when I feel like treating myself to a higher end wine. I have now drank it on my 30th birthday and for other celebrations, including Thanksgiving (it paired great with the turkey!). I highly recommend this wine to anyone who loves the tart and crisp taste of a true NZ sauvi B. It has amazing flavor without being overpowering and leaves you with a smooth taste, unlike others that are too grapefruit forward or acidic. Try it out the next time you want to transition a red wine lover into a white wine enthusiast!

  • Kristin Dec 5 2020

    Extraordinary flavors, a top-shelf favorite. Crisp, classic with perfect acidity. Goes with all my go-to dinners, elevates Tuesday or any day.

  • JamesDec 4 2020

    Sets the bar for NZ sauvignon blanc. Starfruit, lemon and guava, with light herbaceous notes and a great flinty minerality. Absolutely a favorite and go-to bottle.

  • Courtney OakesDec 4 2020

    This cloudy Bay sauvignon blanc is absolutely delicious. The undertones of peach are quite refreshing and bright and I totally recommend to anyone looking for a light wine. A++

  • David Dec 4 2020

    Really aromatic wine with a lot of crisp flavors. Quite good!

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About the Brand

Founded in 1985, Cloudy Bay was among the first 5 wineries to be established in New Zealand. Since then, innovation, meticulous attention to detail and regional expression have been the guiding principles of Cloudy Bay, committed to producing wines that enhance the pure flavors and stunning vibrancy naturally afforded by the climate and soils of Marlborough.


Drizly's take

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc wine has a sophisticated crisp taste. Born in 1985 from an idea of David Hohnen, Cloudy Bay was one of the first five wineries in New Zealand. This white wine features notes of makrut lime, stone fruits, and lemongrass. Try it with goat cheese, oysters, seafood, vinaigrettes or vegetables. Remember to serve it at 45 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. 

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