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Lake Chalice Sweet Beak Late Harvest Riesling 2015, Marlborough, NZD $19.99

Moderately sweet riesling with honey and beeswax botrytis influence adding complexity to apricot and peach botrytis characters. A succulent wine with impressive purity and an ethereal texture. Very good value at this price.

Score: 94 ★★★★½ – view on

Alcohol: 9.5%

Ageing: now to 2021

Food: Pear sorbet with caramelised pears and chestnut

Stockists: Glengarry Wines, Auckland (NZ). Not available in Australia

Ranked #8 of 36 2015 Riesling tasted from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $22.50 Avg 94pt 2015 Riesling tasted from New Zealand

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