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.
Clayridge Excalibur Marlborough NZ Sauvignon Blanc 2006
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Creamy barrel-fermented Sauvignon that retains its distinctive varietal character but gains added complexity from lees and oak influence. It is completed by winemaker artifact rather than competing with it.
Tasted: Jul 2008 Closure: S'cap Average price: NZD $26 (~USD $21)
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