Clos Lachance Sauvignon Blanc Central Coast Estate 2005

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Vineyard Notes: Fruit for the Estate Sauvignon Blanc is sourced 100% from the Clos LaChance Estate Vineyard in San Martin. The 150-acre Estate Vineyard was planted in 1999-2000. Nearly 20 varietals were planted, along with 60 separate clones—providing Winemaker Stephen Tebb with a spice-rack of blending wines. Hot sunny days throughout the growing season, coupled with cool ocean breezes in the evenings, allow for increased grape hang-time, and the further development of flavors and complexities. Winemaker Tasting Notes: Strong aromas of lemon-zest and lime-aid are followed with notes of grapefruits and figs. I also get subtle notes of dry straw and grass. Flavors of ripe grapefruit, kiwi and Meyer lemon dominate the front of the palate. A crisp and zingy mid-palate finishes with hits of mineral and spice. Food Pairing: Linguine with Clams,Veal Piccata, Grilled Shrimp with Miso Sauce, Baked Fish with a Mustard Sauce, Gruyere or Sonoma Jack Cheese Technical Notes: Appellation: Central Coast Varietal: 80% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Semillon Alcohol: 14% TA: 0.75g/100ml Production: 3914 Cases Bottled: January 27, 2006 Return to Clos LaChance Wine List

Region: USA » California » Santa Cruz

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Color: White
Variety: Sauvignon Blanc
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Clos LaChance Winery:
Clos LaChance is a family-owned and operated winery located in San Martin, CA. The winery focuses on hand-crafted wines from the 150-acre Estate Vineyard and Burgundian variteals from the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Vineyard Notes: Fruit for the Estate Sauvignon Blanc is sourced 100% from the Clos LaChance Estate Vineyard in San Martin. The 150-acre Estate Vineyard was planted in 1999-2000. Nearly 20 varietals were planted, along with 60 separate clones—providing Winemaker Stephen Tebb with a spice-rack of blending wines. Hot sunny days throughout the growing season, coupled with cool ocean breezes in the evenings, allow for increased grape hang-time, and the further development of flavors and complexities. Winemaker Tasting Notes: Strong aromas of lemon-zest and lime-aid are followed with notes of grapefruits and figs. I also get subtle notes of dry straw and grass. Flavors of ripe grapefruit, kiwi and Meyer lemon dominate the front of the palate. A crisp and zingy mid-palate finishes with hits of mineral and spice. Food Pairing: Linguine with Clams,Veal Piccata, Grilled Shrimp with Miso Sauce, Baked Fish with a Mustard Sauce, Gruyere or Sonoma Jack Cheese Technical Notes: Appellation: Central Coast Varietal: 80% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Semillon Alcohol: 14% TA: 0.75g/100ml Production: 3914 Cases Bottled: January 27, 2006 Return to Clos LaChance Wine List

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