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Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: 2004 Sauvignon Blanc, specially selected grapes from the Santa Ynez Valley went into this bright, crisp, peachy vanilla scented wine. Apricots, pineapple, caramel and slightly smoky oak round out a crisp finish that lingers lightly on your palate. This is an excellent wine to chill and sip on a warm summer evening, or afternoon BBQ. It holds up very well with balanced acidity to many seafood and salads. Just released May 20, 2005.

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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