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2001 Sauvignon Blanc

2001 Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: A crisp wine in a Burgundian style that is light in oak and loaded with fruit. Secondary malo-lactic fermentation was NOT used so as to retain the true varietal characteristics that include aromas of citrus and apple. This is your seafood and shellfish wine. Food Pairing Suggestion: Excellent compliment to salmon spread on crackers as a before dinner appetizer.

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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