92 Point Sauvignon Blancs: France vs. New Zealand

24 Mar 92 Point Sauvignon Blancs: France vs. New Zealand

These dueling Sauvignon Blancs come from different areas of the world and are made in different styles. The Fiou is clean and incredibly dry, while the Craggy Range is seductive and fruit-forward. We suggest you try them both!

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2015 Gerard Fiou Sancerre Terroir Silex, Loire Valley, France
On Sale $19.99 (Wine Spectator Price is $27!!)
A piercing, bone-dry style, with chalk and flint notes driving through the core of gooseberry and thyme. Mouthwatering and lengthy, showing crystal-clear purity on the finish. A rapier. Drink now through 2021. 5,000 cases made.
92 Points, The Wine Spectator

2016 Craggy Range Sauvignon Blanc, Martinborough, New Zealand (arriving Friday!)
On Sale $19.99
This detailed white shows fresh fennel and celery leaf accents to the core of mandarin orange, papaya and lime flavors. Silky and very juicy, with plenty of elegance on the finish. Drink now. 32,000 cases made.
92 Points, The Wine Spectator