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Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc

Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: A nose comprised of soft floral character, a hint of lemon, and clean summer air are followed by bright, yet complex, fruit flavor. Citrus fruit prevails, leading with pink grapefruit and bright yellow lemon. The Semillon-influenced note of fig and the presence of soft oak, attribute to the rich palate, an attribute often absent from Sauvignon Blanc.

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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