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.
Mount Fishtail Sparkling Rose Central Otago NZ 2005
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Very fizzy. Full-flavoured wine that is to Rose what Sparkling burgundy is to Shiraz. Quite a savoury, earthy wine with strong plum and berry flavours. The balance is good. Perhaps a tad dull but has character and gutsiness.
Tasted: Jan 2007 Closure: Plastic Average price: NZD $20 (~USD $17)
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