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Sauvignon Blanc, Ventana Vineyard

Sauvignon Blanc, Ventana Vineyard Wine Details
Price: $15.00 per bottle

Description: The rare Musqu é clone from Ventana Vineyard in Arroyo Seco features complex melon and ripe fig aromas. Hint of oak, no apologies, no pretense. Pura vida. Elegant with seafood. Silver Medal ‘05

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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