Nautilus Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Nautilus Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2020

 

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Nautilus Estate
Sauvignon Blanc 2020
  • Vintage : 2020
  • Country : New Zealand
  • Region : Marlborough
  • Subregion
  • Type : White
  • Style Medium Bodied Aromatic Dry
  • Format : 75cl
  • Alcohol : 13°
  • Grappes : 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Wine Spectator TOP 2018 - The 2016 Nautilus Sauvignon Blanc displays intense aromas of ripe passionfruit, elderflower, limes and fresh herbs. The palate introduces a delightful lime/citrus based mouth-watering intensity and finishes with a strong textural component.

Experts Score Vintage
JS James Suckling 92 2020
DCT Decanter 90 2020
VN Vinous (Antonio Galloni) 90 2020
RP Robert Parker 90 2020
WE Wine Enthusiast 91 2019
WS Wine Spectator 90 2019
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James Suckling (JS) : 92 Points (2020)
Very attractive peach and passion-fruit notes with fresh lime, too. The palate has a smooth, fleshy feel with succulent passion-fruit and lime flavors. Good depth and concentration, too.

Decanter (DCT) : 90 Points (2020)
Quite a grassy, citrussy style of Sauvignon Blanc, with more of the perky gooseberry and nettle side of the flavour spectrum than overt tropical fruit. There's sharp sherbet lemon acidity running throughout, turning more creamy on the finish. Perfect with a Friday fish supper.

Vinous (Antonio Galloni) (VN) : 90 Points (2020)
There's an impressive sense of balance and substance on the midpalate of this wine, which offers classic Sauvignon flavors of gooseberry, passion fruit, pineapple and grapefruit, but the aromatic flamboyance is reined in; this is mid-volume, not boom-box Sauvignon. The fine, balanced acidity and dry finish make this a great “session” Sauvignon – i.e., you can have a third glass. Drinking window: 2020 - 2024.

Robert Parker (RP) : 90 Points (2020)
Marked by ebullient scents of passion fruit and cut herbs, the 2020 Sauvignon Blanc layers those atop a solid base of grapefruit citrus. It's medium-bodied, with a mouthfeel enriched by five months on the lees and a long, silky finish. It's a fine, elegant example of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for drinking over the next couple of years.

Wine Enthusiast (WE) : 91 Points (2019)
This wine is a touch salty & flinty to start, which adds character to the notes of lemonline, gooseberry, pineapple rind, honeysuckle & green herbs wafting from the glass. A creamy yet chalky texture is woven with juicy fruit & prickly acidity, ending long & citrusy. Spicy Mexican or Thai cuisine has met its match.Editors' Choice

Wine Spectator (WS) : 90 Points (2019)
Lemon curd, Key lime and pear flavors are aromatic and intense, set on a smooth and juicy frame, with pretty details of lemongrass, candied ginger and nectarine. Lingering finish. Drink now.

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Nautilus Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2020 Reviewed by James Suckling 21-09-2022 . Score: 4.5