Top Christmas Tipple

Villa Maria’s 2002 Private Bin Riesling is one of the Observer‘s top 36 wines for Christmas drinking. “Villa Maria is better known for its in-your-face Sauvignon Blancs than its other New Zealand whites, but this screwcapped Riesling from the top of the South Island is a joy to drink. It’s very much a cool-climate style, with taut acidity and overtones of citrus fruit and petrol.”


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