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.
Mt Beautiful North Canterbury NZ Sauvignon Blanc 2008
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More pretty than beautiful although I find this understated wine quite appealing. It’s a moderately concentrated Sauvignon Blanc with a pleasing medly of subtle tree and tropical fruit flavours over an underlying suggestion of herbs. Very linear and with good purity.
Tasted: Dec 2008 Closure: S'cap Average price: NZD $22 (~USD $19)
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