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Sauvignon Blanc - Sonoma County

Sauvignon Blanc - Sonoma County Wine Details
Price: $17.00 per bottle

Description: The 2005 Ferrari-Carano Sauvignon Blanc is 100% Sauvignon Blanc Musque fruit from a single vineyard in Sonoma County. A cooler, wetter season without the traditional heat spikes provided some beautiful fruit and produced one of the more bountiful grape crops in the county’s history.

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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