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"Paradiso de Maria" Benziger Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma Mountain

"Paradiso de Maria" Benziger Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma Mountain Wine Details
Price: $30.00 per bottle

Description: Aromas of floral citrus, grapefruit, fresh cut grass and fig against a mineral backdrop. The mouthfeel is clean, bright and fresh with citrus and grapefruit flavors. The finish is long, crisp and refreshing.

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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