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Columbia Valley Meritage White

Columbia Valley Meritage White Wine Details
Price: $16.15 per bottle

Description: White Meritage wines are blends made from traditional Bordeaux white varietals. Our blend consists of 72% Sauvignon Blanc, 28% Semillon. Vibrant lemon, citrus zest and clean minerality mingle on the palate. Sur lie aging in small French oak barrels adds depth to the finish.

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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