New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc: panel tasting results
Spy Valley, Envoy, Southern Valleys, Marlborough 2011
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Melanie Brown 17 Roger Jones 19 Peter McCombie MW 15
Sweet brioche on the nose, toasty, slight perfume and a hint of smoky-bacon crisps. A lingering texture that evolves on the palate with caramelised pears and crème anglaise. This goes on and on and has great ageing potential.
Price POA Aged In Oak, Bibendum