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Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc

Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: This DeSante offering is a new world Sauvignon Blanc; bone dry, full of aromatic intensity with a brisk citrus/mineral finish. It pairs beautifully with food, enhancing the flavors of aged goat cheese, fresh oysters, and grilled fish. We produced 2,500 cases of this distinctive 2006 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc.

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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