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.
Forrest Estate James Randall Marlborough NZ Sauvignon Blanc 2007
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Stylish wine with subtle tree fruit/nectarine, melon, pea pod and guava flavours. The wine shows impressive power with a lingering finish that is remarkable. An ethereal texture adds to the mix.
Tasted: Jul 2008 Closure: S'cap Average price: NZD $40 (~USD $35)
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