has judged wine professionally in twelve countries, contributes regularly to wine publications around the world and has lectured on wine in many countries. His speciality is New Zealand wine which he reviews from an international perspective. He gained his Master of Wine qualification in 2000.
Craggy Range Glasnevin Gravels Waipara NZ Riesling 2008
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It’s hard to imaging Waipara Riesling getting much better than this. The wine has impressively weighty apricot, citrus, spice and white rose flavours with an ethereal texture and finish that seems to linger forever. The balance of sweetness and acidity is perfect. Very seductive Riesling.
Tasted: Jan 2009 Closure: S'cap Average price: NZD $26 (~USD $22)
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