Wine review: McGuigan Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2013

McGuigan’s winemakers use grapes from south Australian vineyards for its reserve range.

The small print:

South Australia – 12% abv – Grape: sauvignon blanc – Buy: Tesco  –  Price:  £9.99  – screwcap – 2013 – Tasted Feb 23 2014 – Drink in 1 year of purchase

Food matches

Salt and pepper squid, seafood paella, green curry barbecue chicken

What it says on the vin:

Our sauvignon blanc is fresh and lively displaying vibrant gooseberry and citrus fruit flavours that are complemented by a crisp, refreshing finish.

McGuigan Reserve Sauvignon Blanc wine 2013
McGuigan Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2013

In my glass:

Wasn’t massively blown over by this wine. There was an “oomph” missing but it was, well, OK. This sauvignon blanc has a delicate  nose of tropical fruits and a crisp lemon finish.

Find out more about McGuigan wines on their website here 

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