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The Next Chapter for New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Is Anything but Traditional

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Few wines have a stronger signature style than New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Since the grape was first planted in 1975, it has become a sensation among U.S. wine drinkers - not only for its crisp character and zingy acidity, but for its sheer reliability. Even without cracking the screw cap, it's a safe bet that any given bottle of Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand will be youthful and refreshing, with fresh citrus and grassy, herbaceous notes.
“Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is truly unique and always identifiable in a lineup of Sauvignon Blancs from around the world,” says Jules Taylor, owner...
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The Ultimate Guide to New Zealand Wine

The Ultimate Guide to New Zealand Wine

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Three hours by plane from Australia, New Zealand is one of the most isolated places in the world. It's also one of the globe's most enigmatic wine countries. Strong westerly winds from the Pacific, the country's spine of mountains, and physical makeup of two islands create a maritime climate with a wide range of growing conditions, from wet and humid to cold and dry. Across the two islands, which span latitudes between those of Bordeaux and Lebanon with most vineyards no further than 80 miles from the water, a long and generally cool growing season helps to produce grapes with striking...
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