Buy of the Week NZ

Jules Taylor Grüner Veltliner 2016, Marlborough, NZD $23.99

Grüner veltliner that has been partly fermented in French oak barrels to build texture and complexity. It is an unusually rich and rather mellow wine while retaining varietal citrus and green tea flavours. An appealing wine with a distinctive character of its own. (Screwcap)

Score: 92 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13%

Ageing: now to 2021

Food: Freshly-shucked Bluff oysters with shallot vinegar, hot sauce and lemon

Stockists: The Good Wine Co, Auckland; Super Liquor nationally (NZ); Vintage Cellars Stores nationally (AU)

Price Benchmark: NZD $22.95 Avg 92pt 2016 Grüner Veltliner tasted from New Zealand

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