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Alexander Valley Sauvignon Blanc

Alexander Valley Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: A Sauvignon Blanc crafted to retain and accentuate the varietal character of the many clones present in this vineyard. The fruit was 100% stainless fermented at low temperatures for almost three weeks using a special cold resistant yeast. Crisp enough to pair well with almost any course, but smooth enough to sip, this wine yields aromas of subtle grass, melon, grapefruit, and honeysuckle.

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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