Buy of the Week AU

D’Arenberg The Hermit Crab Viognier Marsanne 2016, McLaren Vale, AUD $15

Continues a run of amazing value wines under this label. Soft, rounded, full-flavoured and fragrant, it boasts a bouquet of clean flower, spice and stone-fruit aromas. The generous palate is rounded and seems further softened by a subliminal hint of sweetness. (Screwcap)

Score: 91 ★★★★ – view Huon’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.3%

Ageing: best within five years

Food: drink with scallops in a creamy shellfish sauce

Stockists: D’Arenberg Wines; Liquor Delight, Little Bourke St, Melbourne – Vic; Misha’s Fine Wines, Darlinghurst – NSW (AU)

 

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