is one of only 264 Masters of Wine in the world. An international wine judge, Bob judges wine professionally in ten countries and contributes regularly to publications around the world. His specialty is New Zealand wine which he reviews from an international perspective.
Churton Marlborough NZ Viognier 2010
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Luscious, ripe wine with quite intense apricot and pear flavours together with a subtle savoury influence. lovely purity and a featherbed texture. High alcohol (14.5%) adds a pleasing warmth and extra flesh. Sophisticated wine.
Tasted: Aug 2011 Closure: S'cap Average price: NZD $37 (~USD $31)
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