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California Sauvignon Blanc

California Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: This low alcohol Sauvignon Blanc represents our ambition to produce sancerre-esque white wine. There are bright aromas of mint and green apple. Lush textures combine with flavors of nectarine, apricots and minerals leaving a bone-dry finish that just goes on and on and on and on... This civilized wine can be consumed any time without the meltdown associated with high alcohol California wines. -Michael Ouellette

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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