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Sauvignon Blanc, Smoot Vineyards

Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc, Smoot Vineyards Wine Details

Description: Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc shows some varietal grassiness and flowers in the aromas with hints of honey. Flavors follow through with more honey, a touch of apricot and a finishwith fresh grapefruit, rather rich and interesting.

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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