Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc Awatere Valley 2010

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A serious, concentrated and expressive wine, Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc flaunts a powerful bouquet of fresh herbs and t...

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Nose: asparagus, lime, hints of gooseberry, smoky/flinty edge?. nettle. Intense, green & citrussy. Palate: Lime, asparagus, gooseberry, lemon, lime... Read more

The aromatics are strong and expressive, displaying heavy tropical notes of fresh herbs, guava and a slight hint of grassiness. This wine is extrem... Read more

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Snooth User: penguinoid
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3.00 5
04/22/2012

Nose: asparagus, lime, hints of gooseberry, smoky/flinty edge?. nettle. Intense, green & citrussy. Palate: Lime, asparagus, gooseberry, lemon, lime peel, nettle? Fresh, crisp, crunch acidity. Crunchy, slight phenolic edge. Slight hint of minerality in finish. Savoury on finish.


Snooth User: YouBooze
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4.50 5
05/23/2012

The aromatics are strong and expressive, displaying heavy tropical notes of fresh herbs, guava and a slight hint of grassiness. This wine is extremely crisp where you'll find flavors of passion fruit, grapefruit and guava without being overly sweet. These flavors are accompanied by a bright, mouthwatering acidity that begs you to take another sip. This wine sets itself apart from other NZ Sauv Blancs due to it not being overly sweet, aggressive or grassy - ie. Kim Crawford, Nobilo, Starborough.


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Source: Fame Wine and Tobacco
09/23/2011

"A serious


Winemaker's Notes:

A serious, concentrated and expressive wine, Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc flaunts a powerful bouquet of fresh herbs and tropical fruits layered with ripe stone fruit and bright citrus. The wine is crisp, balanced and elegant with a distinctive mineral note that holds up well to rich, spicy foods.

A serious, concentrated and expressive wine, Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc flaunts a powerful bouquet of fresh herbs and tropical fruits layered with ripe stone fruit and bright citrus. The wine is crisp, balanced and elegant with a distinctive mineral note that holds up well to rich, spicy foods.

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