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Sauvignon Blanc - Griva Vineyard

Sauvignon Blanc - Griva Vineyard Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: The Griva vineyard in the cool windswept Arroyo Seco AVA is planted exclusively with the Musque clone of Sauvignon Blanc. Combined with the sandy cobblestone soils, this grape yields wines of unique character that runs the gamut of flavors from grassy/herbal to citrus and melon. High aromatic intensity and palate cleansing acidity are always the hallmarks of this refreshing wine.

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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