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Limited ion Sauvignon Blanc

Limited Selection Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $19.00 per bottle

Description: If you have come to love new oak flavors in your white wines, then this wine will not fall in the category of “traditional favorite”. Please try it though, because we believe you will find plenty of richness and fullness on the palate without the new oak masking the fruit. What might have been cloaked in oak is now exposed. The aromatics of this wine really do change quickly though, so it really makes for fun drinking. The traditional Gainey richness is still here. Fruit aromas of fig, pear and pineapple are spiced with a dash of tarragon and mint. A noticeable band of minerality is persistent, but the scent of green pea ebbs flow. In the mouth the wine is all about vital freshness. Although concentrated, the wine is not heavy. Almost like a fine citrus sorbet, the wine enters with a sweet/sour impression. The long finish contributes a pleasant minerality. The texture is full and creamy, but flavors of grape, lime, gravel and lemongrass offer a contrast in perception. At the very end, there is that sweet pea note again. Enjoy with your favorite salad, vegetarian, or seafood dish.

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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