Savvy with a snarl

Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Marlborough, NZD $27

Concentrated sauvignon blanc in quite a ripe style with nectarine, stone fruit, grapefruit, gooseberry and red capsicum flavours. Very appealing and quite textural wine with good weight and a lengthy finish. A class act.

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on

Alcohol: 13%

Ageing: now to 2019

Food: summer vegetables, buffalo yoghurt, rye

Stockists: Fine Wine Delivery Company, Auckland; Glengarry Wines, Auckland (NZ); United Cellars – NSW (AU); Red + White (AU distributors)

Ranked #13 of 109 2016 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $26.86 Avg 95pt 2016 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from New Zealand

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