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Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: This Sauvignon Blanc shows that Lodi can produce that wonderful ripe Gooseberry flavor that most people think you can only get from New Zealand. In addition, background notes of citrus with a tinge of grass round out the palate to invite another sip. Best when served lightly chilled, so the flavors come fully through, it is a great accompaniment to grilled fish, chicken and summer vegetables.

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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