Taltarni T Series Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2011 (Pyrenees, Vic)
12.5%, Screwcap, $17
A quick internet search reveals that the Taltarni ‘club price’ for this wine is just $12.75. Smart drinking for that price.
Light lemon butter and parsley nose, with a palate fattened by lees ageing before what is a dry and minerally finish. Great acidity. Fresh, simple, lightly textural and with enough of that fennel and cream lees/fruit action to make it sort of like a good AC Bordeaux Blanc (which is clearly the intention). Good.
Score: 16.5/20 88/100
Would I buy it? No, but I’d recommend it for $12.75/bottle.