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Churton Best End Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Marlborough, NZD $47

From low cropping vines grown in the “best end” of the Churton vineyard. Bone-dry with a wet stone, mineral edge and lime blossom, citrus and green nectarine flavours. An intense and powerful sauvignon supported by tangy acidity. (Cork)

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

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: now to 2020

Food: Tuna sashimi, pickled cucumber, puffed rice, soy and coriander

Stockists: Churton Wines; Wino’s Marlborough (NZ); Whole Bunch Wines, Sydney; Footprint Wines, Melbourne (AU distributors)

Ranked #29 of 130 2015 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $30.35 Avg 94pt 2015 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from New Zealand

Price Rating Map & Vintage Chart: How the wine fits in the winery’s range?

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