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Description: Harvested from 33-year-old dry farmed vines, we are able to achieve great concentration and depth with an underlying acidity that pairs well with a wide array of summer dishes. Our 2002 “old vine” Sauvignon Blanc is lush, creamy and round in the mouth. It is generously crisp with aromas of pineapple, peach, vanilla and a slight floral note that reflect it’s ripe fruit concentration. Richly layered with grapefruit, tangerine, and vanilla it focuses to a long vibrant finish.

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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