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Estate Sauvignon Blanc

Estate Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: This wine starts out with beautiful aromas of dried flowers, ripe melon, kiwi, lime and a touch of dried grass. I also get lemon zest and subtle tropical aromas of banana and coconut. Upon the entry of the wine into my mouth, crisp citrus is my first impression—grapefruit, lemon and lime-aide flavors as well as sweet lemon drops. On the finish, a thouch of flinty mineral-ness-a nice way to round out this robust and "swanky" 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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