New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc: panel tasting results
Babich, Individual Vineyard, Wakefield Downs, Awatere Valley, Marlborough 2012
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Melanie Brown 16 Roger Jones 17 Peter McCombie MW 18
Lots happening here: herbal notes with tropical fruits like fresh guava and even some flinty nuances. Slightly smoky, balanced, understated with a firm, long finish.
Price £12.99 Amps Fine Wines, Old School Wines