New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc: panel tasting results
Giesen, The August 1888, Marlborough 2011
Decanter average score: 17.25 (90+) 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
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