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Sauvignon Blanc, Russian River Valley

Sauvignon Blanc, Russian River Valley Wine Details
Price: $35.00 per bottle

Description: Aged in neutral French Oak and Stainless for 15 months. This is incredible white wine, not a typical California Sauvignon Blanc. Pale straw color with a perfumed nose of Citrus, fig, beeswax and honey. The richness in the mouth is thick and coats your tongue. Finishes with nice acidity. Can age for 5-10 years.

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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