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Allan Scott Generations Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Marlborough, NZD $26

Oak-aged sauvignon blanc partially fermented with indigenous yeasts. Richer and more complex than the regular sauvignon, with more restrained fruit but greater overall flavour intensity. A mix of nutty yeast lees and ripe tropical fruit and tree fruit flavours with a suspicion of oak character. Good food wine. (Screwcap)

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

Alcohol: 12.5%

Ageing: now to 2020

Food: Tuna carpaccio, sweet pea, confit octopus, sour cream & mint

Stockists: Allan Scott Family Winemakers; Glengarry Wines, Auckland (NZ only)

Ranked #24 of 132 2015 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $29.91 Avg 94pt 2015 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from New Zealand

2 thoughts on “Buy of the Week NZ”

  1. Mark Hubbard says:

    It’s a great vineyard Allan Scott; both the wine and their restaurant. We would eat there a minimum of two times a year (for last eight years) and have never had a bad meal. Some of the meals have been stunners.

    1. Mark Hubbard says:

      Addendum. Not tried this vintage or label (love the label). Doubt it’ll be in the supermarket so will have to drop into cellar door next time through.

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