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Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $19.00 per bottle

Description: Our tiny winery has become known for its hand-made Bordeaux style wines including estate Cabernet and Lateral. So it seems logical for our only white wine to be Sauvignon Blanc. Here is our new release arriving just in time for spring and summer. It was made by combining grapes grown in Napa, Sonoma & Mendicino Counties. Each vineyard was selected for its cool climate location and exceptional viticultural care. In order to achieve a clean “non oaked” style, we naturally chose to carry out the fermentation in stainless steel at cool temperatures. Minimal lees contact was used and the wine was bottled in early March 2007.

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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