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Mason Sauvignon Blanc

Mason Reserve Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $35.00 per bottle

Description: Our first Reserve made from 34 year old Sauvignon Blanc vineyard located in the Russian River, Sonoma County appellation. The vineyard is planted on a sandy loam, lying on top of a volcanic cinder cone. The wine was crushed and fermented for 35 days then aged in stainless steel drums and stirred 3 to 5 times a week for 4 consecutive months. This is a rich, satiny sauvignon blanc with great acid, perfumy nose and wonderfully long, grapefruity finish.

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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