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Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: The extraordinary character of this wine is produced from carefully selected estate fruit. The knockout bouquet offers intense aromas of melons, herbs and rich fruit. This vibrant wine has distinctive Passion Fruit and Citrus flavors. In the mouth the wine exhibits a rich multi-dimensional texture with tremendous intensity and crisp acidity. There is a beautiful balance of zesty acidity and clean, fresh, fruity flavors which echo nicely on the lively finish. We invite you to enjoy this wine as a wonderful accompaniment to Grilled Swordfish or Herb Roasted Chicken. The crisp, delicate taste enhances the fresh flavors of the dish. You also have to try our Sauvignon Blanc with shell fish, oysters or fresh water fish with cream based sauces…Just try it!!! You’ll find it more penetrating and refreshing than most Chardonnay’s! This wines herbal notes, crispness and grace also pair well with meaty stews with spring veggies and herbs or long cooked beef, lamb, veal or pork.

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.
Chardonnay is by far the most widely planted grape crop in California and dominates California’s cooler, coastal, quality wine regions. The natural varietal ‘taste and smell’ of Chardonnay is surprisingly unfamiliar to many wine drinkers, as its true character is often guised with dominating winemaking signatures. Chardonnay’s rather subdued primary fruit characteristics lean toward the crisp fruitiness of apples, pears and lemon, but the variety’s full body is capable of supporting a host of complementary characteristics, such as oak, butter and vanilla. Regardless of what is the appropriate style for Chardonnay, the varietal continues to dominate vineyard plantings in every corner of the world. Close attention to clonal selection has made this broad geographic and climactic range of Chardonnay viable in thoughtful viticultural hands.


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