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Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $13.99 per bottle

Description: Our 2005 “Sauvignon Blanc” is blend of Sauvignon Blanc from the Rosa Hill and Willard vineyard and Semillon from the Rose Bud vineyard. The wine shows a great depth of varietal character in the nose, showing floral notes of apple with fruit notes of pear and peach. The mouth is fresh and full. The 2005 Sauvignon Blanc is a blend of 89% Sauvignon Blanc and 11% Semillon giving it a strong varietal Sauvignon Blanc personality, but with added complexity and weight from the Semillon. What is wonderful about this wine is that it can be enjoyed with food due to its marked acidity, or enjoyed just by itself.

Varietal Definition
Sauvignon Blanc:
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California — at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety — and often assumes the moniker ‘Fume Blanc’. This popular synonym, credited to Napa’s Robert Mondavi, derives from the grape’s historic home of Pouilly in France’s Upper Loire Valley, where Sauvignon Blanc is the dominant varietal and goes locally by the name of ‘Blanc Fumé’. When treated with respect and afforded suitable growing conditions, Sauvignon Blanc is one of the wine world’s darlings. Steely, racy acidity, green, gooseberry fruit, asparagus and a grassy, herbaceous character characterize dry wines made from this grape.


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