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Kinkead Ridge White Revelation

Kinkead Ridge White Revelation Wine Details
Price: $13.95 per bottle

Description: Hand-harvested on September 20th, this winegrower's blend is crisp, bright, aromatic and refreshing. The wine has aromas of pineapple, grapefruit and melon, with a honey note and a mineral finish. This zesty wine with bracing acidity stylistically resembles a French more than a California character. A classic accompaniment to full-flavored cuisine. In 2007 this blend was predominantly Roussanne. This is like the 2006, a Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon blend with other miscellaneous whites including a small amount of Chardonnay.

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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