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Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley 2017

Member Review by Me Want Wine:

Great Cali Sauvignon Blanc. I heard this winery is all organic and they have chickens roaming the vineyards to eat bugs and fertilize the vines.

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Frog's Leap Winery:
Vineyards farmed responsibly. Serious wine presented with a warm sense of humor. This is Frog`s Leap. Bring a bottle to your table. Stash a few in your Cellar. Lift a glass with friends. Drink it. We`ll make more.

Member Reviews for Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley

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Snooth User: Me Want Wine
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Vintage: 2007 07/07/2009

Great Cali Sauvignon Blanc. I heard this winery is all organic and they have chickens roaming the vineyards to eat bugs and fertilize the vines.


Snooth User: tmptplayer
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2007 03/14/2009

Good Sauv Blanc... Crisp and clear, very good


Snooth User: lms79
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2007 01/17/2009

Four glasses


External Reviews for Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley

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Source: We Speak Wine
11/24/2018

A Brief History: “The 1981 Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc is what we feel a Sauvignon Blanc should be. It is a dry wine of substantial scale that carries itself well, as it retains a delicacy to complement food, not overwhelm.” These are the words that we chose to introduce our Sauvignon Blanc, and in fact, our winery to the world. Dubbed a “Prince of a Wine” by the New York Times in 1982, this wine set a course that hasn't veered much from its original ideals. Today this wine is still made from 100 percent Sauvignon Blanc grapes and done so in such a way that the alcohol is kept low, the acidity high, and the flavors crisp and refreshing. In fact, the only changes we've made along the way have been in pursuit of a noble quest: to make a Sauvignon Blanc that is so indicative of the place in which it is grown that it could come from nowhere else. Each of the Sauvignon Blancs Frog's Leap has made during the past several years embodies the fine-tuning we've done along this journey. The wine became 100 percent stainless-steel fermented and aged in the late '90s. As of 2001, it has carried the Rutherford appellation. And in 2002 it began to be made exclusively from dry-farmed, organically grown vineyards. All of this has taught us one simple lesson: the less we interfere in the cellar with the perfectly grown clusters, the more beautiful the wine becomes. About the Wine: The beauty of the Frog’s Leap Sauvignon Blanc over the last 38 years has been its ability to marry the classical minerality and racy acidity of a Loire Valley Sancerre with the bright, sunny aromatics that scream Napa Valley. The combination makes a unique wine that deeply satisfies. The 2017 shows this balance in spades. The typical stone fruit, white flower, and lightly herbaceous aromatics are perfectly complemented with crisp, minerally flavors. The sturdiness of the wine holds up to classical Sauvignon Blanc pairings but allows for culinary exploration as well. I have been known to uncork a bottle after an evening of powerful red wines to lighten the mood and pair with a perfectly ripened Brillat-Savarin.


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Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2016 04/11/2017

About the Wine: 2016 continued a succession of vintages deeply affected by the ongoing drought widespread throughout California. This has meant—particularly in our dryfarmed vineyards—that the vines have had to reach deeper and deeper into their soils for the water and nourishment they need. As wine lovers we could not ask for more. The intensity and concentration of the wines from these vintages has been remarkable and it seems 2016 is the capstone to them all. The beautiful aromatics of the 2016 Frog’s Leap Sauvignon Blanc brings great excitement to the wine. Peach blossom and white flower give way to a very light slatey aroma that is a perfect introduction to the crisp minerally flavors. This wine spent a bit more time on its fermentation lees than is usual and there is significant evidence for this in the depth of its flavors. Capable of holding up to a wide variety of culinary options, yes, but for me? I am heading over to Tomales Bay for some fresh, briny oysters. Alcohol: 12.8% pH: 3.20 Total Acidity: 6.3 g/L


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Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2016 07/20/2018

About the Wine: 2016 continued a succession of vintages deeply affected by the ongoing drought widespread throughout California. This has meant—particularly in our dryfarmed vineyards—that the vines have had to reach deeper and deeper into their soils for the water and nourishment they need. As wine lovers we could not ask for more. The intensity and concentration of the wines from these vintages has been remarkable and it seems 2016 is the capstone to them all. The beautiful aromatics of the 2016 Frog’s Leap Sauvignon Blanc brings great excitement to the wine. Peach blossom and white flower give way to a very light slatey aroma that is a perfect introduction to the crisp minerally flavors. This wine spent a bit more time on its fermentation lees than is usual and there is significant evidence for this in the depth of its flavors. Capable of holding up to a wide variety of culinary options, yes, but for me? I am heading over to Tomales Bay for some fresh, briny oysters. Alcohol: 12.8% pH: 3.20 Total Acidity: 6.3 g/L ** Only 4 in Stock **


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Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2015 03/05/2016

The 2015 vintage produced low-yielding fruit that helped making a brighter, more intense Sauvignon Blanc. Intense aromas of white flowers with hints of ripe peach literally fill the glass and elevate your expectation of the crisp, minerally flavors to follow.


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Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2014 05/12/2015

About the Wine: You would think after 33 years that I could just to hit the repeat button for the description of our signature Sauvignon Blanc. But this grape never ceases to amaze me with its ability to reflect the nuance of the growing year. 2014, renowned for the continuing drought in California, gave us a serendipitously early harvest because, simply put, dry soils are warm soils which yield early-maturating fruit. The payoff in the wine is an added intensity of fruit flavors and just a touch more mouth-feel. The 2014 Sauvignon Blanc is distinctly Frog’s Leap with flavors of citrus peel and hints of stone fruit all underscored by bright minerality. When I think of pairing, a cold plate of the briniest oysters immediately comes to mind. Yet, with its hint of sophistication and bit of gravitas, this wine will surprise and delight you suggesting that it can more than hold its own with that chicken cacciatore or subtle rabbit stew. - Winery TA: 6.6 g/L pH: 3.23 Alcohol: 12.1%


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Vintage: 2010 09/27/2011

Attractively earthy on the nose, fanning out to include fresh pea, fig, melon and grapefruit flavors on the palate. The blend in well integrated, though understated, coming up a little short on the finish. Drink now through 2001.


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Vintage: 2010 11/27/2012

aromas of wet stone, peach blossom and Meyer lemon zest. Across the palate the varietal?s fruit character moves forward with more citrus and a touch of stone fruit all supported by the wine?s minerality and crisp, bracing acid. This refreshing wine has a


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