Astrolabe Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2016 750ml - The Grape Tray
Astrolabe Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2016 750ml
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Astrolabe Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2016

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Winery Notes:

Colour/Appearance: Pale straw with green highlights.

Aroma/Bouquet: Blackcurrant leaf, lime zest, lemongrass and elderflower.

Palate: Medium-bodied with white currants and preserved lemon, fresh herbs and a dry, savoury and weighty finish.

Cellaring: Best enjoyed when young and fresh, but has the potential to age gracefully for many years.

Suggested Foods: Summer salads, salmon, seafood, including green-lipped mussels.

Serve Chilled.

Wine Spectator
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Vibrant and mouthwatering, with generous flavors of Key lime pie, fleshy green papaya and savory roasted herb. Focused and intense on the long, refreshing finish. Drink now. 3,000 cases made.

MaryAnn Worobiec, June 2017
Wine Advocate
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The 2016 Valleys Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc has the classic Awatere herbal-led nose with delicate underlying notes of lemongrass, lime leaves and yuzu. The light-bodied palate is dry and refreshing with great intensity and an earthy/mineral finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, December 2016