This is my first time trying a Sauvignon Blanc....and I like this one....I love the citrusy, lemony taste....it is refreshing and crisp
Lightly colored with a floral nose. Medium bodied but plump with a tropical fruit overtone and hints of fig and nectarine. Sweet and full of fruit but the finish is somewhat lacking...
Fresh and crisp. 89 pts.
Poor effort from Cupcake, wine tastes "off" like it went bad
This looks like a popular wine, judging by the number of reviews. A relative of mine had a case of it. Nice, fresh mix of lemon zesty tartness and sweetness. Good.
Crisp, bright, and fruity. I got peach, mango, and of course, lemon on the nose and a nice finish reminiscent of fresh-squeezed lemonade. I think this would be awesome to take with to a picnic or for porch drinking.
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External Reviews for Cupcake Cabernet Sauvignon
Our vineyard works hard to bring you the zestiest,most refreshing Sauvignon Blanc from the cool Marlborough Valley. Here the grapes mature slowly, giving them complexity and a vibrant zing, reminiscent of a lemon chiffon cupcake. The aromas are integrated, delighting the senses with flavors of Meyer lemons, Key limes and a finish that awakens the appetite. Serve chilled with oysters on the half shell or with a rich, creamy lobster risotto. - Winery
It's the long cool seasons in the South Island that allows Cupcake Sauvignon Blanc grapes to mature slowly, giving the wine levels of complexity and a vibrant zing. This Sauvignon Blanc is reminiscent of a lemon chiffon cupcake. It's made up of integrated flavors of Meyer lemons, Key limes and a finish that awakens the appetite There are hints of grapefruit, gooseberry and citrus, and comes together with a long, creamy finish.
Marlborough, New ZealandDon't judge Cupcake Vineyards by the fanciful name alone because this winery is producing some top values in everyday wines across multiple varietals! Cupcake Sauvignon Blanc is a beautiful expression of this grape from the highly regarded Marlborough appellation of New Zealand. This white wine gem is made from 100% Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. At the northeastern tip of the South Island of New Zealand, Marlborough enjoys a temperate climate with high sunshine hours, moderate day temperatures and cool nights. The region is ideally suited to producing aromatic wines showing strong intensity of grape variety. The long cool season allows the grapes to mature slowly, giving them complexity and a vibrant zing reminiscent of a lemon chiffon cupcake!Cupcake Sauvignon Blanc is pale yellow-green in color. It is crisp and light with aromas of grapefruit, gooseberry and citrus and boasts rich flavors of Meyer lemons and Key limes. It is crisp and clean on a long finish that awakens the appetite.Enjoy Cupcake Sauvignon Blanc over the next 3-4 years with salmon, oysters, grilled vegetables, halibut, crab, chicken, Asian cuisine, and sushi.
Cupcake Vineyards wines were introduced from California s Central Coast and represented a finely crafted, fruit-forward, indulgent and eminently approachable style of wine. Cupcake Vineyards encourages everyone to Live Deliciously.
AppellationCentral Coast, CaliforniaWinemaker's Tasting Notes"Cupcake vineyard works hard to craft the richest, smoothest and elegantly-textured wines. This full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon shows soft tannins, with primary fruit flavors of blackberry, dark cherry and cassis. These levels of dark fruits melt with the tastes of cocoa and toasty oak and ends with a long, smooth and silky finish." - WineryFood Pairing RecommendationsServe with venison glazed with a Cabernet Sauvignon sauce or baked brie drizzled with honey.Winemaking NotesThe Cabernet Sauvignon was cool fermented with frequent pump-overs in the early stages of fermentation to extract the soft tannins and color during the aqueous phase. Then the grape skins were pressed before the fermentation reached dryness to maintain the wine's lush tannin structure. The must was kept cool during fermentation to help create a slower fermentation and allowed the wine to retain more aromatic properties as well as ...
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Cupcake vineyard works hard to craft the richest, smoothest and elegantly-textured wines. This full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon shows soft tannins, with primary fruit flavors of blackberry, dark cherry and cassis. These levels of dark fruits melt with the tastes of cocoa and toasty oak and ends with a long, smooth and silky finish.
115,000 cases produced.
Notes: 100% American Oak Aged for 9 months in premium American oak barrels added richness and complexity to the wine.
|Total Acidity: 0.71 grams per liter|
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