Ferrari-Carano Fume Blanc Sonoma County 2008

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"Our Home Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon is truly a wine with a story. A first-time-ever, vineyard-designate bottling, this...

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Straw colored in the glass with a pleasant nose. Crisp hints of apricot, pineapple, grapefruit and mineral. Zero finish. It does have a nice eff... Read more

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Welcome to the candy shop. This wine starts off like a Werther's Original creamy and caramel like. The finish is like a sour apple pop. You remembe... Read more

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Snooth User: VegasOenophile
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2.50 5
03/14/2010

Straw colored in the glass with a pleasant nose. Crisp hints of apricot, pineapple, grapefruit and mineral. Zero finish. It does have a nice effervescent zing to it, but it's nothing I'd seek out again. - Schreiner's Winers "Springtime Sauvignon Blanc" Tasting 3/12/10


Snooth User: bricemcbeth
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4.00 5
12/21/2009

grapefruit greatness!


Snooth User: AudioVino
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0.00 5
02/28/2011

Welcome to the candy shop. This wine starts off like a Werther's Original creamy and caramel like. The finish is like a sour apple pop. You remember the kind that gets stuck on the roof of your mouth. Let the wine warm up a bit and you get nice hints of honeydew up front and crisp lime on the finish. For all of you Sauvignon Blanc fans who have relatives/sig others/friends who only drink sweet wines this is a great option for a wine that both you and they will enjoy. It's a deck smasher so drink it while the summer heat is here!


Snooth User: sksandhu72
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5.00 5
07/03/2010

very earthy and smooth, enjoyed the citrusy flavors. I have enjoyed their Fume Blanc for years and always look forward to the new release.


External Reviews for Ferrari-Carano Fume Blanc Sonoma County

11/20/2013

Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine (www.cgcw.com) in the October 2010 issue. Compact young fruit with a dash of lees and hints of a steely, citrusy, piquant orange edge to the more dominant green appley aromatic character signals a fairly tight wine on the palate and that is exactly what one gets. It is fairly brisk in feel and slightly juicy in styling with a clean, balanced but somewhat attenuated finish. Try it with pan-grilled trout.Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine aging recommendation: Drinkable now. Unlikely to improve with further aging.


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05/23/2011

Curious, but with good concentration to sweet-sour apple and apricot character framed by vanilla. Drink now.


External Review
05/23/2011

Smooth, fruity and citrusy, showing some nice orange and cream flavors and a touch of oak; keeps its flavors nicely balanced and elegant.


External Review
05/23/2011

Always a solid wine for the focused flavors, deft oak and clean winemaking. Citrus, fig and spice flavors in a dry, creamy texture, with bright acidity. Wonderful on its own, or with a wide range of food.


External Review
05/23/2011

Crisp and fruity, with lots of intense apple, grapefruit and vanilla aromas and flavors. Finishes smooth, lively and flavorful. Drinkable now.


External Review
05/23/2011

A terrific, stylistic effort. Vibrant and lively, with a delicious mix of orange rind, grapefruit, fig compote and subtle grass tones. Lemon blossom and tart quince flavors keep pumping out the intensity through the finish. Drink now through 2007.


External Review
05/23/2011

Complex and spicy, with a nice range of flavors that go from grapefruit and pear to honey and spice. Concentrated, lively and full of flavor, with a long, full finish. Ready now through 1994.


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Winemaker's Notes:

"Our Home Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon is truly a wine with a story. A first-time-ever, vineyard-designate bottling, this wine comes from the first vineyard Don and Rhonda purchased over 30 years ago, when they first discovered Sonoma County wine country. Located in Alexander Valley and affectionately called the Home Ranch, this two-tiered, steep, west-facing vineyard sits atop the elevated valley floor and enjoys full sunshine. An elegant wine with rich aromas and flavors of black currant, blackberry pie and cherry cola, a full mid-palate, broad and round tannins, with a spicy, racy finish." -Winery

"Our Home Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon is truly a wine with a story. A first-time-ever, vineyard-designate bottling, this wine comes from the first vineyard Don and Rhonda purchased over 30 years ago, when they first discovered Sonoma County wine country. Located in Alexander Valley and affectionately called the Home Ranch, this two-tiered, steep, west-facing vineyard sits atop the elevated valley floor and enjoys full sunshine. An elegant wine with rich aromas and flavors of black currant, blackberry pie and cherry cola, a full mid-palate, broad and round tannins, with a spicy, racy finish." -Winery

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