Stylish sauvignon

Opawa Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, NZD $19.95

A riper example of sauvignon blanc from the 2017 vintage with guava, stone fruit, grapefruit and a suggestion of tropical fruit flavours. An attractive wine with intensity and a good balance of fruity acidity. (Screwcap)

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

Alcohol: 13%

Ageing: now to 2021

Food: Crispy whitebait, fennel, aioli & lemon

Stockists: Glengarry Wines, Auckland; Fine Wine Delivery Company, Auckland (NZ); Samuel Smith & Son (AU distributor)

Ranked #2 of 103 2017 Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough

Good Buy Rating: Good

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