New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc: panel tasting results

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, Stanley Estates Awatere Valley Marlborough 2012
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Stanley Estates, Awatere Valley, Marlborough 2012
Decanter average score:
17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Melanie Brown 16 Roger Jones 17 Peter McCombie MW 18
Defined citrus notes with white flower buds lingering and then a herbal, zesty palate that is pungently aromatic and fantastically refreshing. A perfectly weighted palate with a long, long finish.
Price £12.95–£13.95 Widely available via Seckford Agencies
Drink 2013–2015
Alc 13.5%