Levantine Hill Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2014, Yarra Valley, AUD $35
This excellent dry white has a bright, light yellow hue and a complex barrel-fermented bouquet with nutty, lemon and butterscotch traces. It’s medium-bodied, rich and round, generously flavoured and soft, with satisfying weight and persistence. (Screwcap)
Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on HuonHooke.com
Ageing: Best within five years.
Food: Grilled, spice-rubbed chicken.
Stockists: Levantine Hill; Australian Wine Centre (NSW); Parkhill Cellars, North Melbourne (Vic.)
Ranked #1 of 32 2014 Sauvignon Blanc Blend tasted from Australia