Buy Of The Week AU
Mount Riley Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2015 AUD $18
With its pale colour and bright, fresh lemongrass, lemon juice and herbal aromas this wine is intense and ripe, faithful to the grape and neither sweetness nor acid are overdone. Outstanding value. (12.5 per cent alcohol; screw cap)
Score: 91 ★★★★ – view on HuonHooke.com
Ageing: Drink inside five years.
Food: Spaghetti marinara.
Stockists: Riversdale Hotel, Hawthorn (Vic.); all Camperdown Cellars stores (NSW)
Ranked #2 of 15 2015 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from Marlborough