New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc: panel tasting results
Staete Landt , Annabel, Rapaura, Marlborough 2012
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Melanie Brown 18 Roger Jones 16.5 Peter McCombie MW 16.5
A luxurious nose of ripe melons and toast with a nice intense citrus kick followed by delicate fruit on the mouth, which is hugely complex yet crowdpleasing. The finish is creamy and soft with a touch of crunch.
Price £14.50 Bacchus Wine, Colchester Wine Co, Hennings, Le Caviste, Partridges, SH Jones, Woodwinters