Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc Awatere Valley 2009
Appearance: Pale straw. Bouquet: This wine shows lifted melon, citrus and fresh tropical notes on the nose. Palate: Melon, citrus and fresh tropical flavours follow through to the richly structured palate, which has a long crisp finish. Food Accompaniments: This wine will complement a wide variety of food. Try with goat’s cheese and a fresh green salad.
Editorial Reviews for Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc Awatere Valley
Very intense on the nose with typical aromas of grass and jalapeno over a core of light orchard fruits. Light-bodied in the mouth but very well-balanced, allowing the mostly herbal tones of the fruit to express themselves in the mouth while the overt fruit takes back seat until it re-emerges on the citrussy finish. 88pts
External Reviews for Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc Awatere Valley
Pale, bright yellow. Grapefruit and tarragon on the slightly herbal nose. Juicy and quite dry, with classic citrus and herbal sauvignon flavors offering good intensity. Could use more depth but finishes with decent persistence.
Silky, with green apple and melon flavors on a lively frame. Drink now.
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