Buy of the Week NZ

Mount Riley Limited Release Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Marlborough, NZD $16.99

More intense than the regular label with very pure pineapple, lemon grass, mineral and passionfruit flavours. An ethereal wine that’s made with a light touch. A lingering finish shows surprising power.

Score: 94 ★★★★½ – view on BobCampbell.nz

Alcohol:13%

Ageing: now to 2021

Food: Quiche of leek & goat’s cheese, new season asparagus, watercress, Meyer lemon vinaigrette

Stockists: Mount Riley Wines (NZ); not available in Australia

Ranked #17 of 99 2016 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $24.33 Avg 94pt 2016 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from New Zealand

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