Classic Awatere

Clos Marguerite Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, NZD $30

A distinctive and appealing Awatere Valley sauvignon blanc with green capsicum, nettle, gooseberry and subtle chalky flavours. Integrated and ethereal wine with power and delicacy. (Screwcap)

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

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2021

Food: Oyster, shitake, portobello, garlic & herbs

Stockists: Clos Marguerite Wines; The Village Winery, Auckland; Caro’s Wines, Auckland (NZ only)

Ranked #4 of 105 2017 Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $26.15 Avg 95pt 2017 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from New Zealand

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