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VAVASOUR - Sauvignon Blanc - Marlborough, New Zealand

VAVASOUR - Sauvignon BlancAwatere Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand

All Vavasour wines are 100% varietal and true, honest expressions of their terroir. Our 2016 Sauvignon Blanc offers aromas of white peach, snow pea and passionfruit. The palate is rich and complex with tropical fruit characters and a saline minerality on the finish.

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VINEYARD

Foley Family Wines was established in 1996 in the USA and is a major producer, marketer and distributor of highly acclaimed, handmade wines from some of the world's greatest vineyards. In New Zealand, Foley Family Wines Ltd operates as a publicly listed company and is home to several of New Zealand's top wine brands including Vavasour, Grove Mill and Te Kairanga.

Wine facts

Label Notes:

Three decades ago, Malrborough's Awatere Valley region was beautiful, distant landscape dotted with farmlands. Today, you'll find some of the finest vineyards in New Zealand there. Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc shows the effects of a cool, arid climatae, porous soils, low yields and intensive care. It is concentrated, explosively fragrant and literal.

Total Production:

180,000

Winemarkers:

Stu Marfell

Producer:

Foley Family Wines/Vavasour

Variant:

750 mL

Average Age of Vines:

10 years

Average Vineyard Altitude:

100m

Density:

2,222 vines per hectare

Production:

10t/ha

Sustainably Farmed:

Yes

Harvest Method:

Machine

Sorting:

Vineyard

Fermentation and Maceration:

We harvested the fruit in the cool of the night to preserve the flavour and freshness that epitomise Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Careful canopy and yield management including leaf puckling and shoot thinning, ensured great concentration and character. After pressing, the juice was cool-fermented in stainless tanks to retain the essence of the fruit.

Aging:

Aged in stainless steel

Alcohol:

13.50%

Vintage:

2016

Country:

NEW ZEALAND

SKU:

NZ28

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