Dominique Portet Sauvignon Blanc

Every trick in the winemaking book was thrown at this wine, and a few besides (including sneaky frozen grape work) but the result transcends all the wizardry with its beautiful restraint, delicate lemon blossom fragrance and pure lemon, grapefruit and pear flavours. Delightful texture, finely structured acidity and outstanding persistence complete an enticingly sophisticated sauvignon. $25 at Cellar d’Or and Dan’s.