WINE

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - TASTE - Graeme Phillips

WOOD­STOCK 2012 SEMIL­LON SAUVI­GNON BLANC $ 19

McLaren Vale, SA 11 per cent www. wood­stock­wine.com.au Grassy, lan­tana and tomato leaf aro­mas and flavours, the light- weight palate is soft, flavour­some, bright and re­fresh­ing. Chill well. GRANT BURGE 2012 SAUVI­GNON BLANC SEMIL­LON $ 19

Barossa Val­ley, SA 13.5 per cent www. grant­burgewines.com.au A weight­ier, riper, more trop­i­cal fruity drop than the Wood­stock, with a touch of pop­u­lar fruit sweet­ness fill­ing the mouth and lift­ing the fin­ish. ROB DOLAN 2012 TRUE COLOURS SAUVI­GNON BLANC SEMIL­LON $ 22

Yarra Val­ley, Vic 12 per cent www.rob­dolan­wines.com.au The back label reads “cit­rus, ly­chee, crisp, racy, re­fresh­ing” and that about sums it up, with sauv blanc’s typ­i­cal spici­ness per­sist­ing through to the fin­ish. MOSS WOOD 2012 RIB­BON VALE SEMIL­LON SAUVI­GNON BLANC $ 29

Mar­garet River, WA 13 per cent www.moss­wood.com.au Mar­garet River has made this blend vir­tu­ally their own and this crisp, cit­rusy and won­der­fully re­fresh­ing drop is up there with the best of them. Again, chill well.

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