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Sauvignon Blanc - Sonoma County Redwood Ranch

Sauvignon Blanc - Sonoma County Redwood Ranch Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Bright, forward aromas of ripe grapefruit, lime zest and gooseberry. Flavors mirror the aromas, enhanced with hints of apricot and kiwi. This wine shows surprising richness on the mid-palate, while never straying from its focus on crisp, refreshing acidity. While an ideal companion to cheese plates, shellfish, and cold vegetables, this wine will also stand up to rich, spicy Thai and fish dishes.

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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