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Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details

Description: This wine is made from Sauvignon Blanc grapes. They were crushed, pressed and inoculated with cultured yeast and fermented in stainless steel tanks at 55 F for 3 weeks to retain the fruit and floral aromas that are characteristic of this grape variety such as pear, kiwi, grapefruit, figs and sometimes a grassy herbaciousness to the nose. This wine contains less than 1 % residual sugar, which is considered off dry. Bottled 645 cases

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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