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GIESEN 2016 SAUVIGNON BLANC

AN ARO­MATIC blend of el­der­flower, kaf­fir lime leaf, pink grape­fruit and dried herb. This wine has vi­brant cit­rus and con­cen­trated fruit on the palate, fin­ish­ing crisp and bright.

FOOD: Gar­lic prawns

RAT­ING: 92/100

RRP: $16.99

GIESEN 2015 MERLOT

ARO­MAS of plum, dark cherry, cas­sis, mocha and cedar. The palate is fruit fo­cused, suc­cu­lent and ap­proach­able, show­ing flavours of dry spice, plum and bram­bles, with finely struc­tured tan­nin and good length.

FOOD: Lamb cut­lets

RAT­ING: 91/100

GIESEN 2015 RIES­LING

VI­BRANT aro­mas of lemon­grass, lime, gin­ger, hon­ey­suckle and a touch of laven­der. The palate is lus­cious and suc­cu­lent with great in­ten­sity bal­anced by lovely fo­cused acid­ity.

FOOD: Pork cut­lets

RAT­ING: 92/100

GIESEN 2016 PINOT GRIS

ARO­MAS from pear drops, peach and hon­ey­dew.

The palate has bright, vi­brant fruit char­ac­ter­is­tics, with a well-struc­tured as­sertive fin­ish.

FOOD: Fruit plat­ter

RAT­ING: 93/100

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