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Sauvignon Blanc - Klipsun Vineyard

Sauvignon Blanc - Klipsun Vineyard Wine Details
Price: $19.00 per bottle

Description: Klipssun has been rated as one of the top 25 vineyards in the World. We were fortunate to receive an allocation of 1 ton of these grapes in 2005. The wine is melon-like with almost tropical notes and a grapefruity briskness. The wine's sense of richness is given a boost by its slight edge of sweetness. The wine was fermened with a special yeast developed in Spain for hot climate sauvignon Blanc. As a result, we were able to let the grapes hang a little longer and the flavors, aromas and bouquet are sensational. If you enjoy wines in the New Zealand style we think this a wine for you.

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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