Clos Pegase Sauvignon Blanc Carneros 2006

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Note the ‘Stelvin’ brand screw top, which is designed to retain all of the bright and fresh fruit tones that our Sauvignon Blanc In the style of the Loire Valley we fermented two-thirds of this wine in 130 gallon puncheons, allowing us to gain barrel ferment complexity, as well as the subtle influence of new French oak. The remaining portion embraces the new world; fermented and aged in stainless steel at cool temperatures to preserve the gooseberry and tropical fruit tones. Both lots undergo no malolactic fermentation to retain a crisp acidity, and receive extensive lees stirring to give fatness and richness to the palate. The wine is filled with hay, gooseberry, flint and cut grass aromas, with hints of lime, gooseberry, grapefruit and melon. The palate is supple and vibrant with great length.

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Clos Pegase:
Clos Pegase is a celebration of the ancient marriage of wine and art. The winery's very name alludes to the Greek myth which tells us that the winged horse, Pegasus, unleashed the sacred Spring of the Muses, bringing life to the vines and inspiration to the poets. The Pegasus has also inspired the proprietors of Clos Pegase, Jan and Mitsuko Shrem, to assemble an important collection of 20th ce... Read more
Clos Pegase is a celebration of the ancient marriage of wine and art. The winery's very name alludes to the Greek myth which tells us that the winged horse, Pegasus, unleashed the sacred Spring of the Muses, bringing life to the vines and inspiration to the poets. The Pegasus has also inspired the proprietors of Clos Pegase, Jan and Mitsuko Shrem, to assemble an important collection of 20th century paintings, sculpture, and wine-related art and antiquities spanning 4,000 years which grace the Clos Pegase Winery, inside and out. Read less

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Note the ‘Stelvin’ brand screw top, which is designed to retain all of the bright and fresh fruit tones that our Sauvignon Blanc In the style of the Loire Valley we fermented two-thirds of this wine in 130 gallon puncheons, allowing us to gain barrel ferment complexity, as well as the subtle influence of new French oak. The remaining portion embraces the new world; fermented and aged in stainless steel at cool temperatures to preserve the gooseberry and tropical fruit tones. Both lots undergo no malolactic fermentation to retain a crisp acidity, and receive extensive lees stirring to give fatness and richness to the palate. The wine is filled with hay, gooseberry, flint and cut grass aromas, with hints of lime, gooseberry, grapefruit and melon. The palate is supple and vibrant with great length.

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