Wine of the Week NZ

Kusuda Riesling 2017, Martinborough, NZD $40

Quite a concentrated riesling with lime, white flowers and oyster shell mineral character supported by taut, ripe acidity that helps drive a lengthy finish. An impeccable wine with Kusuda trademark purity and power. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 12%

Ageing: now to 2027

Food: Gurnard crudo, lemon cream, cucumber & chilli

Stockists: Village Winery, Auckland (NZ); Prince Wine Store, South Melbourne – Vic (AU)

Ranked #9 of 19 2017 Riesling from New Zealand

Price Benchmark: NZD $29.31 Avg 95pt 2017 Riesling tasted from New Zealand

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

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