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Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 1994 label image

New Zealand has made its mark with Sauvignon Blanc, and this variety is prominently declared on the label. This wine is from Cloudy Bay, an estate renowned for its Sauvignon, which is located in a well known wine producing region called Marlborough on the South Island. The hills depicted on the label are the mountains of the South Island, visible from the Cloudy Bay vineyards. The label declares the that the wine has been Produced and Bottled by Cloudy Bay, and gives the location of the winery in Blenheim.