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    2001 Nepenthe Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc

    Adelaide Hills, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
    Closure: Cork

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    The Nepenthe Vineyard is located at Lenswood in the Adelaide Hills. Bright straw colour. Restrained yet perfumed nose of exotic fruit, confectionary and spice, followed by a ripe mango and paw paw back palate. Moderate length, clean acid finish, followed by aftertaste of mango, confectionary, spice and paw paw.Cellar 1-2 years (2002-2003).

    RATING: 91/100

    VALUE: XXXX/5

    Retasted: July 2002
    The wine is already showing some developed character. Bright pale straw colour. Aroma of spice, mandarin and tropical fruit, followed by a hint of spice and loquot. The palate is drier than the nose suggests, with flavours of semi ripe mandarin emerging over a tropical fruit background. The acidity is fine, but there appears to be a slight dilation of back palate flavours. Aftertaste of tropical fruit and spice.
    Drink (2002)
    Alc/Vol: 13.0%

    RATING: 91/100

    VALUE: XXXX/5

    Bottle: $19.99 Dozen: $228.00

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