Friday, June 12, 2015

Open Kimono 2013 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough

Open Kimono

Green Dragon is always on the prowl for a great Sauvignon Blanc at a tasty price. She has discovered yet another.

Open Kimono appears to be a wine company in California that produces at least two wines, this Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and a Riesling from Washington State. Those are some good locations from which to source wine.

The price point is appealing. It is listed at $13.99 but marked down to $9.99. My wife was attracted by the stylish label, but the liquid inside was quite enjoyable too.

Green Dragon prefers the Marlborough style of Sauvignon Blanc – tangy, tart with a blast of acidity. This delivered on all. The wine has the herbaceous, cut grass aroma and nice tropical flavor notes.

As the mercury starts to rise this summer, this is a great wine to chill down and chill out.

Rating: 3 of 5  Value: 5 of 5

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