2018 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Cloudy Bay (Marlborough)


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The Wine Advocate, R. Parker: "The 2018 Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough is intensely scented of gooseberries, elderflower and fresh lemon with hints of white asparagus and sage. Medium-bodied, it fills the mouth with vibrant vegetal and citrus notes held up by a lively acid backbone and good long finish".

Technical sheet · Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2018 Other vintages
Appellation:Marlborough (Marlborough,New Zealand)
Winery: Cloudy Bay
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP92
Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc
Pairing: Vegetable mealsFishSeafoodAppetizersSaladsCheeseVegetable dishesSalmonLobsterTunaGoat cheeseSoft cheese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
Consumption Temp.: 10-12ºC
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Description · Cloudy Bay

2018 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc (Sauvignon Blanc)

TASTING NOTES OF 2018 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc:

  • View: pale straw color with slight green colouration.
  • Nose: full of aromas of lime and grapefruit.
  • Mouth: citronella balanced flavor with a hint of minerality and sweet herbs.

APPELLATION: Marlborough

VINEYARD: Cloudy Bay

GRAPES: Sauvignon Blanc, Sauvignon

DEVELOPMENT AND AGEING: This wine of intense fruit thanks to the cool climate of the South Pacific of sunny days and long nights occurs. These are the perfect conditions that contribute to fresh produce and vibrant aromas.

PAIRING: salmon, tuna, clams, mussels and vegetable dishes


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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Highlighted review about 2018 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Divine Golosità Toscane

Posted on at 17.32


Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2018

The company is located in Marlborough and houses in the north is the South Island in New Zealand. The vineyards lie in the heart of this famous region, where the grapes ripen lulled by the sun of New Zealand. The birth of Cloudy Bay vineyard dates back to 1985. The vineyards are located in the Wairau Valley in Marlborough region, in the far north of New Zealand. A unique and valuable region for the production of exceptional wines, which enjoys the beneficial influence of the marine climate of the Pacific and the most amount of sunlight per day than any other place in New Zealand. The long sunny days, when the maximum temperature rarely exceeds 30ºC and clear nights and fresh are the ideal conditions that allow optimum ripeness of the grapes and an excellent aromatic structure of wines.

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Christian Sala

Posted on at 09.42

5 /5

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2018

2018 harvest is very good
Aeryn Parker

Posted on at 16.16

4 /5

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2018

TASTING NOTES OF 2018 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc:
- View: yellow clear and transparent straw.
- Nose: grapefruit, passion fruit, green mango notes and hints of pineapple and fresh sage.
- Boca: half body, a good amount of viscosity texture, lively acidity and a long end.

APPELLATION: Marlborough.

GRAPES: Sauvignon Blanc.

PAIRING: seafood, goat cheese.

Adam Smith

Posted on at 21.04

4 /5

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2018

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.
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Reviews about Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014

John Anthony Houghton
John Anthony Houghton


Possibly the best white wine available.

Reviews about Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Gloria Kent
Gloria Kent


Cloudy Bay Sauvignon 2017
Notes of white fruits such as apples. I was surprised that this Cloudy Bay had a slightly bitter end, I liked it.
I found this 2017 fine and plesant.
Adam Smith
Adam Smith


I bought it in Uvinum and It arrived immediately.
Nice colour. Notes of white fruits such as apples. It's funny the little bitter taste left by the end of this white.