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Kono Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
90 Points

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Value, snappy, quaffable.
Serious value and seriously tasty, this snappy Savvy is made by New Zealand's first Maori owned winery, Tohu, which was established in 1998. In Maori, Tohu means sign or signature. In all, the company produces not only Tohu, Kono and Aronui wines, but farms Kono mussels and makes fruit bars and Tutu cider. They hold firm to the core value that love for the land and respect for the sea must be ever present; to prosper, the environment must be well and healthy, full of life and vitality.
The 2019 Kono is as lively as always; peach and crunchy green apples aromas are layered with elderflower, lime and snap peas. Quaffable and tangy and flavoured with gooseberry, citrus and passionfruit, this is a lip-smacking white that will put a smile on your face.


 
Recommended Pairings
Wedding Wines, Cheese - Goat, Seafood/Shellfish, Patio Sippers, Girl's Night, Appetizers


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-09-24 17:10:34.0

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Kono Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
90 Points

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Upper Bench Estate Winery Riesling, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -837088

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Upper Bench Estate Winery Riesling, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -837088

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -641357

Ranking: 94.001708
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91 Points

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -641357

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90 Points

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Reserve Riesling, Lilooet, British Columbia
91 Points

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Fort Berens Estate Winery Reserve Riesling, Lilooet, British Columbia
91 Points

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -308312

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -641357

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -374041

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88 Points

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -585489

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -837963

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -189908

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87 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -536227

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90 Points

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88 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Okanagan Falls / Cawston
Vintage: 2020
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -579045

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -124560

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87 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -536227

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90 Points

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Upper Bench Estate Winery 'Limited Release' Pinot Gris, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2019
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -621078

Ranking: 61.000537
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Wild Goose Vineyards Merlot, Okanagan BC
88 Points

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Spier 'Signature Collection' Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch South Africa
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -659037

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Spier 'Signature Collection' Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch South Africa
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -659037

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Tantalus Vineyards Riesling, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley Kelowna
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -802280

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Focus Riesling 'Intrigue Wines', Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -164392

Ranking: 59.00061
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Andean Vineyards 'Condor Peak' Sauvigon Blanc, Mendoza Argentina
87 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -874834

Ranking: 59.000273
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95 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -802280

Ranking: 59.000224
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Micel Torino 'Cuma' Organic Torrontes, Argentina
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -213389

Ranking: 59.000174
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Spearhead Riesling, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2019
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Ranking: 57.00126
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Spearhead Riesling, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Spearhead Riesling, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Lunessence Winery & Vineyard Pinot Blanc Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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BC CSPC:
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Lunessence Winery & Vineyard Estate Sigle Vineyard 'Field Blend' White Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 55.00175
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Lunessence Winery & Vineyard Marsanne Roussanne Viognier, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 55.001317
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Lunessence Winery & Vineyard Viognier, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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BC CSPC:
Ranking: 55.00023
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Tommasi 'Le Rosse' Pinot Grigio Della Venezi, Veneto Italy
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -326488

Ranking: 51.001933
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Moon Curser Viognier Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2021
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -398057

Ranking: 51.001901
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Moon Curser Viognier Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -398057

Ranking: 51.001852
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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -398057

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -398057

Ranking: 51.001075
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Tommasi 'Le Rosse' Pinot Grigio Della Venezi, Veneto Italy
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -326488

Ranking: 51.00031
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Jansz Premium Cuvee Brut, Tasmania, Australia
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -589341

Ranking: 30.001941
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Haywire 'Switchback Vineyard' Pinot Gris, Okanagan Valley, BC
88 Points

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Vintage: 2018
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Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards 'The Unwinder Ehrenfelser', Okanagan Valley, BC
90 Points

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Bottega 'Il Vino dei Poeti' Prosecco Rose Brut, Italy
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -43610

Ranking: 30.001932
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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -942342

Ranking: 30.001928
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Play Estate Winery 'Saignee' Rose, Okanagan Valley, BC
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -2400

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