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Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek Valley

Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek Valley Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: An elegant nose of citrus, smoke, and bell pepper. Flavors are classic sauvignon blanc fruit with lime and grapefruit, then a lively finish. Pairs especially well with lighter pasta dishes, pasta salad, and white fish. Its crisp freshness is nice with chicken or veal piccata.

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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