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Stonecroft Viognier 2016, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $27

Ripe, fleshy viognier with classic apricot, tree fruit and nutty yeast lees flavours. A silken-textured wine with good palate weight and a lengthy finish. Nicely integrated oak. Should age well. (Diam)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on BobCampbell.nz

Alcohol: 12.5%

Ageing: now to 2024

Food: Mushroom pierogi, celeriac, mahoe blue cheese, pear and hazelnuts

Stockists: Regional Wines, Wellington; WineNZ.com, Otago (NZ); Global Fine Wines (AU distributor)

Winery Rating: 96.2 Weighted average of their top 5 recently tasted wines

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

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