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Napa Valley Old Vine Sauvignon Blanc

Napa Valley Old Vine Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $32.00 per bottle

Description: The 2005 vintage produced an elegant and beautifully balanced wine. In spite of its relatively low alcohol, the texture is unusually soft and round. The aromas carry bruleed pear and vanilla cream with the strongest impression being that of quince. Flavors are as promised by the aromas; mineral, bruleed pear and quince with notes of cream in the 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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