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Napa Wine Company, Sauvignon Blanc

Napa Wine Company, Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $8.00 per bottle

Description: The Napa Wine Company 2002 Sauvignon Blanc is organically grown in the Yountville appellation sourced from old vines located in our Anchorage Block Vineyard. The wine shows the true character of Sauvignon Blanc; 85% skin contact contributes to the nose of gooseberry amplifying the Sauvignon Blanc aromas. 15% whole cluster processing and 30% barrel fermentation gives a nice rich texture of fig and lemon. 70% tank fermentation lends to the clean, crisp finish of lemon and grapefruit.

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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