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Sauvignon Blanc - Russian River Valley

Sauvignon Blanc  -  Russian River Valley Wine Details
Price: $24.00 per bottle

Description: Just released, my first white wine! Made from 12% grapes from Red rooster Vineyard and 88% O'neill Vineyard, this 100% Sauvignon Blanc is packing 300% tropical fruit aromas and flavors with a body that will make you drool and your grandma blush (a little).

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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