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Vavasour Awatere Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

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Vavasour Awatere Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

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James Halliday (1996 Vintage) says
The colour is exceptionally deep for Marlborough Cabernet Sauvignon; the bouquet is powerful, with strident leafy cabernet varietal fruit, the palate likewise powerful and concentrated, all in the green-forest spectrum, but does have structure. Plum and cassis are to be found on the back label.
Australian Wine Companion 1999 1998
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Michael Cooper (1996 Vintage) says
The leafy nose of the 1996 vintage is typical of very cool-climate Cabernet Sauvignon. The colour is deep and bright; the palate offers strong cassis/spice flavours with a herbal thread. French oak-matured for 16 months, it's an impressively concentrated Marlborough wine with firm, chewy tannins and should reward further cellaring.
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