Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Awatere Valley

Sauvignon Blanc Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough, New Zealand

$20.95 (713958)

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May 10, 2014

Critic Reviews (4)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Vavasour is a leading producer in the cooler closer-to-ocean Awatere Valley that always accentuates greenness in...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Very pale lime in colour, the 2012 Sauvignon Blanc displays intense scents of herbal gooseberries, white grapefruit,...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A sweet-sour-vegetal rendition of Marlborough sauvignon from the cooler Awatere sub-region, with tart lemon-lime...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A sour, grassy sauvignon blanc lacking charm but at least it is aptly named. Notes of clover, almond and white flower...

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Community Reviews (1)

Michael Stickings
Michael Stickings

Strong grapefruit aroma, along with typical Sauvignon Blanc tropical notes, especially passionfruit, with vegetation in the background; lean, mean, and green, with overwhelming lemony tartness and dominated by unpleasant sourness, keeping any complexity at bay; there are just so many better options if you want NZ SB, including in this reasonable price range.

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