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Family Sauvignon Blanc

Family Reserve Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: Brilliant pale green straw color. Bright pomello, pear and citrus nose complexed by crème brulé and herbs. Rich pomello, tart Asian pear and key lime fruit flavors expands to a rich, creamy mid-palette that leads to a crisp, white grapefruit and mineral finish…very Bordeaux Blanc! Very unctuous, and totally irresistible. Cellar at 55º F through 2009.

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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