Omaka Springs 2007 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc ($14.99)
Very pale straw color. Striking aromas, a little green chile pepper and a little more green olive. On the palate it's citric and tart, bright lime and mouth-watering acidity, presents as nearly dry, but a touch of sweetness shows up on the finish. A dollop of 11% Semillon adds texture to the Sauvignon Blanc. Not overly alcoholic, a plus; bold and aromatic, typical of Sauvignon Blanc in the New Zealand style. US Importer: TGIC Importers, Inc., Woodland Hills, Calif. (Jul 7, 2008)

FOOD MATCH: This one was particularly well-suited with the aromatic flavors in a mild chicken curry.

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