Out­stand­ing

95–97pts

Decanter - - PANEL TASTING -

Grove Mill, Wairau Val­ley, Marl­bor­ough 2016 96 MB 96 BC 95 CD 96 £12.99

Ama­zon Founded in 1988 by a group of grape grow­ers who pur­chased an old malt house, ‘The Mill’, and con­verted it into what we know as a win­ery today. Grove Mill is not just pas­sion­ate about mak­ing great wine, but also about sus­tain­abil­ity. In 2006 it was the first win­ery to be car­bon neu­tral. The south­ern bell frog, a sym­bol of the win­ery and clearly

MB This has an in­trigu­ing char­ac­ter, full of weight and tex­ture. Thanks in part to its oak age­ing and won­der­ful align­ment of savoury and en­tic­ing fruit char­ac­ters. Pulled to­gether ef­fort­lessly, cre­at­ing a won­der­ful wine.

BC This is an in­tense, pure and ap­peal­ing wine with lime, cit­rus, goose­berry and sub­tle, nutty lees flavours sup­ported by lovely acid­ity. It is rem­i­nis­cent of a very good Sancerre in style and ele­gance.

CD This wine has ev­ery­thing; wild-fer­ment char­ac­ters, lees, min­eral, some sul­phides, lovely fruit flavours with a pris­tine ex­pres­sion, lay­ered and just wild, lengthy and lively.

Drink 2017-2022 Alc 13% ➢

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