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Buttonwood Sauvignon Blanc

Buttonwood Sauvignon Blanc Wine Details
Price: $14.00 per bottle

Description: Sauvignon Blanc is Buttonwood's signature wine. Our warm vineyard location, gravelly soil, and winemaker know-how combine to create a wine that refreshes while exciting the palate with pleasingly tart sauvignon blanc flavors. Two thirds stainless steel tank fermenting and aging preserve the natural qualities of the grape and keep the flavors fresh and light. The addition of semillon contributes richness to both mouth feel and finish. You'll love the way 2004 Buttonwood Sauvignon Blanc captures our ideal climate in its tropical aromas and bright sassy flavors of lemon and ruby grapefruit. Sauvignon Blanc was made for seafood, especially shellfish.

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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