Savoury sauvignon

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Marlborough, NZD $39.99

Quite a weighty, textural sauvignon blanc with pleasing richness adding appeal to citrus, grapefruit, capsicum, and nutty lees flavours. Moderately complex wine in a savoury rather than fruity style. (Screwcap)

Score: 93 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13%

Ageing: now to 2023

Food: Kingfish, apple & miso sorbet, oyster taramasalata, roe ‘crumb’

Stockists: Glengarry Wines, Auckland; Moore Wilson’s, Wellington (NZ); Dan Murphy’s stores (AU)

Ranked: #6 of 20 2018 Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough

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