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Slightly heavy, but very smooth and a bit crisp. Read more
My first taste at the winery we stayed at in Napa. This series is part of a wine/cheese pairing at Franciscan. The aromas are very green and herb... Read more
Tasted at the winery 9/20/09 Read more
Food Pairings for Franciscan Sauvignon Blanc
Slightly heavy, but very smooth and a bit crisp.
My first taste at the winery we stayed at in Napa. This series is part of a wine/cheese pairing at Franciscan. The aromas are very green and herbal, floral and citrus but underlying green fruit notes on the palate, green apples, grapefruit and lime, easy drinking with a light finish. Tasted with a goat cheese which helped with the acidity of the wine.
Tasted at the winery 9/20/09
It is so light and crisp.... love it!
External Reviews for Franciscan Sauvignon Blanc
Pale straw Aromas: Bright and inviting, with intense lime, grapefruit, and pear fruit aromas, enticing mineral notes, and hints of star jasmine and vanilla. Perfumed and appealing. Flavors: Clean, crisp, and refreshing, with complex layers of Meyer lemon,
Franciscan Oakville Estates Sauvignon Blanc 2008 and all other wine from Franciscan Oakville Estates are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.
The Wine News ReviewRated 90Pale crystal hue. Intense aromas of pineapple and peach with secondary nuances of mineral and slate. Vibrant acidity and juicy flavors of lime and grapefruit. Hints of kiwi in the refreshing close.Wine Tasting NotesPale yellow in color. Citrus, melon and fig on the nose. Fresh and lively. Vibrant, layered flavors of lime, lemongrass and melon with hints of minerality on a crisp, elegant finish.
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