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Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: A distinctive appellation produces a one-of-a-kind wine. One of the hottest, driest grape-growing regions in Washington State, the Wahluke Slope's sandy loam and deep minerals bring out a character rarely seen in a sauvignon blanc. You'll experience a softer, more well-rounded flavor with hints of citrus and tropical fruit. Enjoy the surprising and unique terroir of the wahluke slope in every glass.

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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