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Fume Blanc

Fume Blanc Wine Details

Description: In the classic style of the wines of Bordeaux, our Sauvignon Blanc wines have been fermented 100% in new French Oak Barrels (225 lts Seguin Moreau) for 12 months. Yellow green in color, great transparency and brightness, tropical fruit (passion fruit, guava, apple, peach, melon). Citrus and toasted oak aromas provide a character with great balance, unctuous body and a nice fresh evolution followed by a long aftertaste

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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