Marlborough Sauvignon Tops US Market (Discover Mag)

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New Zealand still makes the best Sauv Blanc in the world.  They passed the French a few years ago and now California???  The styles are different and the quality always varied but never of the same class.  This refers to the market sales.  NZ SB is not only great in quality but also in price.  Try it sometime

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Daniel Pilkington

A Marlborough wine has replaced California's Kendall Jackson as the number one selling brand of Sauvignon Blanc in the US.

Nobilo Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc became the first New Zealand wine to top varietal sales, taking over from perennial leaders Kendall Jackson of Napa Valley in a IRI sales survey for the month of April – figures were measured by volume. 

According to Joe Stanton, chief executive of ConstellationNZ, topping US Sauvignon Blanc sales has been the company's main goal since launching the brand six years ago. 


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