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Arabella Sauvignon Blanc, Robertson South Africa
87 Points

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Vintage: 2012
AB: $13.0 + price will vary
BC Private Wine Stores: $13.0 + price may vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -771766
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WineScores' Review

A tangy Sauvignon, with jalapeno, nettle, lanolin and very verdant green/grassy aromas lashed with citrus, gooseberry and passion fruit. The palate echoes the nose - jalapeno, nettle and lemon peel dominate. It is snappy and has a waxy, slick texture and a medium-length finish.
A solid value white to partner with arugula salads, shellfish or fresh asparagus and chevre tarts.

Recommended Pairings
Eat your Greens, Cheese - Goat, Seafood/Shellfish, Bargain Bottles , Appetizers

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2014-02-03 20:10:26.0


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