|PA Wine & Spirits (finewineandgoodspirits.com) - In-Store||USD 19.79 $19.79 750ml|
Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc Awatere Valley 2010
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.
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.
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.
Food Pairings for Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc Awatere Valley
Best Wine Deals
Sauvignon Blanc Top Lists
Orin Swift Locations I2 (NV)Cellared
Orin Swift Locations I1 (2011)Cellared
Vallformosa Cava Brut Pinot Noir Col.leccio (2011)Wishlisted
Rombauer Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Napa (2015)Listed
Last Minute Sparkling Wine for Your Valentine’s Day SweetieCommented
Terra d'Oro Moscato Amador County (2011)Wishlisted
Terra d'Oro Moscato (2012)Wishlisted
Altozano Verdejo & Sauvignon Blanc (2011)Wishlisted
Clos Roche Blanche Pif Cabernet Franc Cot Case of 6 Bottles (2011)Wishlisted
Yalumba the Scribbler (2010)Wishlisted