Spy Valley 2016 Envoy Johnson Vineyard Waihopai Sauvignon Blanc (Marlborough)

This vintage of Spy Valley's top wine is very reductive at the moment, with intense oniony aromas overpowering all the rest. It struggles to blow off with exposure to air but eventually does eke out soft citrus, flint and toasty oak (a “Fumé Blanc” style, it spends 12 months in oak). The palate sears with laser-sharp acidity that slices through a creamy, opulent mouthfeel and juicy citrus fruit. The oak can be felt right through to the finish. Christina Pickard

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    Broadbent Selections, Inc
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