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Santa Ynez Valley Goosebury Sauvignon Blanc

Santa Ynez Valley Goosebury Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $32.00 per bottle

Description: Crisp and vibrant like a young Sancerre or New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc; additionally, our low vineyard yields add concentration, rich body and a weighty mouth-feel that stimulate your taste buds on the very first sip.

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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