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Shadow Bay Reserve Sauvignon Blanc

Cancelled export! Reserve label, jaw dropping deal!

Shadow Bay Reserve Sauvignon Blanc

2018, Marlborough New Zealand
  • Cancelled export deal, RESERVE label Marlborough Sauv selling right now in NZ under another label for $20-25 elsewhere!
  • Under its domestic label winner of 5 Stars (Sam Kim), 4 1/2 Stars & Top 10 NZ Sauvs (Cuisine magazine), 4 Stars (Raymond Chan), 4 Stars (Michael Cooper MW)
  • "A classy young wine, with lots of youthful impact...showing a distinct touch of complexity" (Michael Cooper MW)
  • We've taken every last box in NZ - hook in now!
  • Out of stock

    RRP $25


    Out of stock

    Sorry, this cancelled export order deal is all done and dusted.

    An absolutely jaw-dropping cancelled export deal has just landed in our laps! This is an absolute beauty! It looks and tastes the part of a premium Sauvy, priced like an every night quaffer on this incredible clearance deal.

    You’re looking at a RESERVE label Marlborough SauvyB from the 2018 vintage, made exclusively for thirsty Marlborough Sauvy drinkers in the United States, produced by a well known, award winning NZ winery.

    In exchange for a rock bottom rate (and for taking every last box they had!) we’ve promised to keep our lips sealed on the producer’s true identity. Under a different label here in NZ this wine sits under the winery’s “Reserve” label and sells for $20 on special right now, up to $25 at full price. At $10.99 you do the sums – you’re pocketing some decent savings right here!

    They looked like they’d seen a ghost when one of their US buyers left them high and dry on a deal, leaving their warehouse here in NZ scarily over stocked and little choice but to flog the living daylights out of it to move it along.

    Under its domestic label here in Aotearoa it’s won a heap of top awards, as you’d expect from a Reserve quality Sauvy sitting in the $20-25 mark. That includes 5 Stars (Sam Kim), 4 1/2 Stars & Top 10 rated NZ Sauvys (Cuisine magazine), 4 Stars (Raymond Chan) and 4 Stars (Michael Cooper MW). Cooper called it “a classy young wine, with lots of youthful impact…showing a distinct touch of complexity.”

    A classic Marlborough Sauv at first sip – a mouth-watering style full of tropical fruit flavours and fresh acidity. As soon as we tried this we simply had to grab every last box. Do not muck about – this is a belter!

    Please note: Accolades mentioned for this wine are awarded to the identical wine under its domestic label selling here in NZ.

    The Lowdown: 12.5% alc / 750ml / Screwcap
    Raymond Chan 4 Stars
    Sam Kim 5 Stars
    Michael Cooper 4 Stars
    Cuisine 4 1/2 Stars

    3sixty2 Sauvignon Blanc
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    2016, Marlborough
    Bob Campbell MW – 4 Stars


    Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc (187ml)
    NZ Wine of the Year Awards – Gold
    NZIWS Gold


    Seifried Sauvignon Blanc
    highly rated
    NZ Wine of the Year Awards – Trophy
    NZ Wine of the Year Awards – Trophy
    NZ Wine of the Year Awards – Trophy
    NZ Wine of the Year Awards – Gold
    Mundus Vini – Gold
    New World Wine Awards Silver
    Sam Kim 5 Stars
    AWC International Wine Challenge (Vienna) – Gold
    IWSC Silver
    NZIWS Gold