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A serious, concentrated and expressive wine, Vavasour Sauvignon Blanc flaunts a powerful bouquet of tropical fruits layered with grapefruit and melon. The wine is crisp, balanced and elegant with a distinctive mineral note that holds up well to rich, spicy foods.
5 STARS - WINE NZ Magazine: Materman noted a "good balance of green and ripe characters in this flavoursome and concentrated" Sauvignon from the Awatere, with its "punchy green olive and lemongrass notes and racy acidity". "Quite an unforced delicate style," thought Skilton. "It has a lovely direct fruit character that's pure and focused with a good degree of concentration and really firm acid spine." Burzynska called it "a delicious acid - driven style with an attractive herbal character and good weight".
5 STARS - WINE ORBIT: "This is beautifully lifted on the nose with tropical fruit, lime zest and herbaceous characters. The palate is powerful and intense, and shows excellent varietal definition, beautifully enhanced by refreshing acidity. Just great drinking. At its best: now to 2018."
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.
Shipping is a flat $7.95 per order to any MAINLAND New Zealand address. Other NZ Island addresses (Waiheke, Stewart etc) are quoted at cost. We do not ship outside of New Zealand. We estimate delivery to be up to 3-4 working days for urban NZ addresses, and up to 5 working days for rural delivery. Offshore islands can take longer still. We are unable to deliver to PO Boxes. Delivery is via NZ Couriers.