Australia's biggest wine critic, James Halliday, gave it 94 points. Huon Hooke gave it 96.
hether you're looking to add a luxurious flourish to winter feasts or tuck away for festive gatherings, you won't want to miss this rare treat.
Intense and complex on the nose, with an array of fruit accented by notes of chestnuts, burnt toffee, chocolate and lavender. Full and lush on the palate, with a supple texture and good length.
Made with consultation from the Mitjavile family, who own renowned chateaux on Bordeaux's Right Bank, Favière is fermented in oak and aged for 18 months it's step up from its peers.
From the award-winning Ara winery this is a benchmark example of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.
Less than 300 cases are made only in the very best years. Expect an intense, concentrated red-fruit character, aromas of rose petal and violet and hints of spice. "