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Highly Recommended

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Points 90


Drink:2013 - 2016
Grape Variety:Sauvignon Blanc


Giesen, The August 1888, Marlborough 2011


Decanter average score: 17.25 (90+)
Individual judges’ scores: Melanie Brown 18.5 Roger Jones 18.5 Peter McCombie MW 15
Tropical nose with passion fruit and lime leaves. A multi-layered bombshell with toasty almonds and fresh brioche. The oak is well integrated, which provides complexity and elegance.
Price: £19.99 Slurp
Drink: 2013–2016
Alc: 14.5%