Wine Review: 2012 Matanzas Creek Helena Bench Sauvignon Blanc

Wine Review: 2012 Matanzas Creek Sauvignon Blanc, Helena Bench, California

Matanzas Creek Sauvignon Blanc: High standards yield lofty results. The 2012 Matanzas Creek Sauvignon Blanc is a well balanced, pretty and zippy white wine that shows a good amount of grapefruit and lemon flavors. The medium-long mouth-watering finish will have you coming back for more. This wine is beautifully made and is perfect for sipping with friends and pairing with seafood. Enjoy.

Rating: Very Good (89) | $21 | 13.5% ABV

Matanzas Creek Helena Bench Sauvignon Blanc


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