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SAUVIGNON BLANC - Santa Ynez Valley

SAUVIGNON BLANC - Santa Ynez Valley Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2004 Sauvignon Blanc hails from our estate and neighboring vineyards in Santa Barbara County’s Santa Ynez Valley, which is recognized as one of the world’s premier appellations for the varietal. It begins with zesty aromas of guava, grapefruit and honeysuckle, followed by bright flavors of passion fruit and melon with accents of lemongrass. Crisp acidity uplifts the fruit into a clean, quenching 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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