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Sauvignon Blanc, San Lucas

Sauvignon Blanc, San Lucas Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: A superb example of Monterey County's ideal growing conditions for the Sauvignon Blanc grape. Aromas of honeydew, lemon and tangerine burst from the glass, followed by lingering notes of green grass. On the palate, smooth, ripe flavors of melon, citrus oil and grapefruit are balanced by zesty acidity, drawing the flavors through to a crisp, lingering 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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