2016 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Cloudy Bay (Marlborough)

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Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016 is beyond any doubt the most emblematic wine from New-Zealand. It is known and praised worldwide and, with every passing year, its vintages receive better reviews from the best critics. The Decanter, the famous English magazine, granted it a 90/100: "it is clean, crisp and punchy in the mouth". Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016 definitely is a safe bet and will not disappoint you. On the contrary, it just keeps on surprising with every vintage. Is this not what we would expect from a great wine?

Technical sheet · Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Marlborough (Marlborough,New Zealand)
Winery: Cloudy Bay
Volume: 75cl
Score: WS90
Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc (100%)
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
Consumption Temp.: 10-12ºC
W&S Magazine Score: 90
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
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Description · Cloudy Bay

2016 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc (Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES OF 2016 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc:

  • View: Pale straw green.
  • Nose: vibrant mix Kaffir lime, lemon peel, nectarine and orange blossom perfume.
  • Mouth: flavours of citrus fruits mature bone, a structure of polished acidity and succulent.

APPELLATION: Marlborough.

VINEYARD: Cloudy Bay

GRAPES: Sauvignon Blanc.

WINE PAIRING: smoked salmon, asparagus.

TEMPERATURE: 8-10 °C

ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%

Cloudy Bay

Established in 1985, Cloudy Bay Vineyards is situated in the Wairau Valley in Marlborough at the northern end of New Zealand’s South Island. The main varieties grown are sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, and pinot noir with lesser quantities of gewurztraminer, Riesling, and pinot gris. Cloudy Bay...

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A Wine Day

Posted on at 15.53

4/5

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016

The Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Cloudy Bay offer explosive aromas of lemon zest and grapefruit with hints of nectarine and lemon grass. The palate is fresh with pronounced flavors of ripe citrus and stone fruit, fennel and a persistent minerality on the finish. Perfect with a salad of tomatoes and goat curd (curd goat cheese) seasoned with basil oil. Cloudy Bay is the orgine of the vineyard in the Marlborough region in New Zealand and has become in less than 30 years, one of the most renowned wineries in the world for New Zealand wines. Find the Cloudy Bay wines currently for sale at The Golden Bottle. Find a selection of wines from New Zealand The Golden Bottle to discover new wines or provide near a world wine cabinet, a wine gift from elsewhere.

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Pamela Miller

Posted on at 07.58

4 /5

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016

I first tasted it, when I got it as a present.
Pale yellow with coppery nuances. I noticed aromas of acacia flower. Unctuous with aromas of chocolate coulant.
En Copa De Balón

Posted on at 05.22

4 /5

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016

white wine from New Zealand (Marlborough).
Wine made from grape variety Sauvignon Blanc.
Lebonvin

Posted on at 05.07

4 /5

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Quite delicate nose with faint herbs and oily butter touches. Medium bodied, very intense and dry. Ripe quince, sweet grapefruit, lemons, prickly acidity, good balance and length.

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Reviews about Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Christian Sala
Christian Sala

5/5

2018 harvest is very good
Adam Smith
Adam Smith

4/5

This Cloudy Bay goes great with shrimps. I tasted it with wine enthusiasts.
I thought that the Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc had a very light colour. Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc recalls white fruit. The Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc is a well-bodied wine.

Reviews about Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014

John Anthony Houghton
John Anthony Houghton

5/5

Possibly the best white wine available.