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Price: $14.50 per bottle

Description: An appealing wine with blossomy aromas of grapefruit, lemon and papaya. Intensely flavored with citrus and pear notes, it is full-bodied and tart, with a lingering finish that coats the mouth. Serve well-chilled with butterfish in lemon-cilantro sauce, or on a warm fall day with apple cobbler. This wine should be consumed young to enjoy the freshness and up-front fruit, but will age nicely for up to three years.

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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