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Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: This golden wine features a mouth-watering array of bold, tropical fruit flavors with a slight hint of hay. Awarded 90 points by The Wine Enthusiast and described by wine critic Anthony Dias Blue with one simple word: “Yum!” If you think Grace Kelly exuded class and sophisticated on the big screen, the 2005 Sauvignon Blanc “Sesquipedalian” will knock your patrician socks off.

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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