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Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc

Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: The Andretti Winery “A” team has always been proud of our outstanding Sauvignon Blancs. Our 2006 vintage showcases the varietal character of this grape extremely well, especially from the Rutherford and Pope Valley Vineyards, where these grapes originate. The aromas show exceptional fruit intensity combining slight herbal notes of marjoram and sage, grapefruit and lavender, with mature characteristics of passion fruit and guava.

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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