Palliser with punch

Palliser Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Martinborough, NZD $28

Full-flavoured sauvignon blanc with nectarine, passionfruit, and subtle herbal characters. An attractive wine with good purity and power. Fresh, dry and quite punchy. (Screwcap)

Score: 94 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 12.5%

Ageing: now to 2021

Food: langoustine, chicken, yuzu, muttonbird

Stockists: Palliser Estate Wines; Glengarry Wines, Auckland (NZ); Dan Murphy’s stores nationally (AU)

Ranked #12 of 122 2017 Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand

Price Benchmark: NZD $26.36 Avg 94pt 2017 Sauvignon Blanc tasted from New Zealand

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