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.
Mahi The Alias Marlborough NZ Sauvignon Blanc 2008
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Dry, grassy and quite acidic Sauvingon Blanc with fine, spicy oak characters that linger in the finish. A very distinctive and individual wine in a bone-dry style. Although the wine has a good texture I find the oak distracts from fruit flavour and may be at least partly responsible for a slightly resinous note.
Tasted: Dec 2009 Closure: S'cap Average price: n/a
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