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Hanna Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Winemaker's Notes:

This fresh and zesty Sauvignon Blanc reflects the superior quality fruit grown in the Hanna family's vineyard in the Russian River Valley. With citrus aromas of grapefruit, lime and a touch of fresh grass and a hint of basil, this is a prefect wine for lighter fare like shellfish or sushi.

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Hanna Winery:
Hanna has evolved from a winery dependent primarily on outside growers, to a 100% estate winery, with 252 acres of planted vineyards in three of Sonoma County's finest appellations. Our own vineyards allow us to control every aspect of grape growing, and we feel our wine quality has improved immeasurably. Alexander Valley Red Ranch We affectionately call this our "Red Ranch" as it is curr... Read more
Hanna has evolved from a winery dependent primarily on outside growers, to a 100% estate winery, with 252 acres of planted vineyards in three of Sonoma County's finest appellations. Our own vineyards allow us to control every aspect of grape growing, and we feel our wine quality has improved immeasurably. Alexander Valley Red Ranch We affectionately call this our "Red Ranch" as it is currently planted to Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. When we first bought the ranch in 1985, it was planted in large part to Chardonnay and French Colombard. We find the red loam soils and warm climate to be ideal for the red Bordeaux varieties. With gently sloping blocks and terraced hillsides, this 100 acre ranch is also home to a tasting room with panoramic views. The Mediterranean style tasting room sits atop a knoll overlooking our "Red Ranch" vineyard and Alexander Valley. A stunning wrap-around veranda is the perfect place to enjoy the view while sipping our award winning wines. The vineyard is home to our flagship Cabernet and Merlot. Open Daily 10-4 Read less

Editorial Reviews for Hanna Sauvignon Blanc

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,750
3.50 5
Vintage: 2012 09/03/2013

Pungent and rich with grapefruit, green tomato, lime, and lemon verbena aromas. This enter the mouth with bright acids that lend a citrussy tone to the palate early in but this gains weight and depth on the mid-palate adding in layers of subtle and clear herb, white peach and almost almond flavors that lead to a moderately long, fresh finish which shows a bit of creaminess to the pineapple, gooseberry and faintly herbal flavors here. This is lovely 88pts


Member Reviews for Hanna Sauvignon Blanc

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Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,750
4.40 5
Vintage: 2012 09/03/2013

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: billgardiner
1265051122
4.50 5
Vintage: 2012 05/20/2013

Crisp, clean, cool, light fruit. The perfect summer wine.


Snooth User: Joel Walker
128885055
4.00 5
Vintage: 2012 06/09/2013

Four glasses


Snooth User: gslove
100504312
3.50 5
Vintage: 2010 12/26/2011

Good. Grassy. Light.


Snooth User: Westsidejag
69362165
3.50 5
Vintage: 2009 12/23/2010

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: Jon of Sonoma
36256362
4.00 5
Vintage: 2007 06/22/2008

A great wine for a hot summer day, like we are having now. The citrus flavor is very prominent but gives it a great taste. We had it with some grilled prawns and it paired outstanding. Buy this one for the summer it is great/


Snooth User: StockBoy
18856278
5.00 5
Vintage: 2007 05/31/2009

The best white wine on the market. Flavors of pear dominate the crisp clear clean taste. Wine soectator rated it 93. I don't drink any other white wine.


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External Reviews for Hanna Sauvignon Blanc

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
11/04/2014

Our Sauvignon Blanc grapes were almost entirely hand harvested at night using tractors fitted with lights. An exception was Crinella which we machine harvested at night. The hand-picked fruit was picked into half-ton bins and hauled the short distance to the winery in the morning. At this point we hand sorted the fruit using a custom made sorting conveyor. The fruit was then destemmed and pressed while still cold. A combination of inoculated and indigenous fermentations was used. The Malolactic fermentation was conducted early to prevent development of buttery aromas. Our Sauvignon Blanc is aged on the lees until three to four weeks before bottling. This keeps the wine fresh and bright. Bottling takes place from November through May at monthly to bi monthly intervals. - WineryColor: Vibrant straw-colored with a tinge of greenAroma: Guava, Rangpur lime and mineral aromas evolve into Passion Fruit, and Buddah's Hand Citron, evoking images of nectarines and mid-summer hayride.Taste: Juicy yet crisp, with grapefruit, stone fruit, and guava flavors, and a spicy ginger finish.Length/Type of Fermentation: Stainless steel: 13% non-inoculated, 87% inoculated with select commercial yeastsLength/Type of Aging: Stainless steel on leesAlcohol: 13.20%Acid Level: 3.22 g/lSugar Level: 0.19 g/l


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
09/11/2014

Our Sauvignon Blanc grapes were almost entirely hand harvested at night using tractors fitted with lights. An exception was Crinella which we machine harvested at night. The hand-picked fruit was picked into half-ton bins and hauled the short distance to the winery in the morning. At this point we hand sorted the fruit using a custom made sorting conveyor. The fruit was then destemmed and pressed while still cold. A combination of inoculated and indigenous fermentations was used. The Malolactic fermentation was conducted early to prevent development of buttery aromas. Our Sauvignon Blanc is aged on the lees until three to four weeks before bottling. This keeps the wine fresh and bright. Bottling takes place from November through May at monthly to bi monthly intervals. - WineryColor: Vibrant straw-colored with a tinge of greenAroma: Guava, Rangpur lime and mineral aromas evolve into Passion Fruit, and Buddahs Hand Citron, evoking images of nectarines and mid-summer hayride.Taste: Ju...


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2012 06/29/2013

Our 2012 Sauvignon Blanc has vibrant straw coloring with a tinge of green. The aroma is of guava, yuzu zest, pineapple with a hint of hay. You will find flavors of guava, key lime pie, citrus zest and Granny Smith apple with zingy acidity and a long polished finish. - WineryAlcohol: 13.2%pH: 3.20


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2012 09/11/2014

Our 2012 Sauvignon Blanc has vibrant straw coloring with a tinge of green. The aroma is of guava, yuzu zest, pineapple with a hint of hay. You will find flavors of guava, key lime pie, citrus zest and Granny Smith apple with zingy acidity and a long polished finish. - WineryAlcohol: 13.2%pH: 3.20 ** SOLD OUT **


External Review
Vintage: 2011 03/12/2013

HANNA Winery has its roots on a farm in Syria where Dr. Elias S. Hanna, a world-renowned cardiac surgeon now based in San Francisco, was born and raised. Today, the Hanna family owns 600 acres, 250 of which are planted, split between four different vineyards.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2011 01/03/2013

Sauvignon Blanc has been a consistent performer for Hanna, usually yielding a rich, ripe wine with brisk acidity. The '11 is one of their best efforts. It's tart, clean and savory, with the pineapple, tangerine and Meyer lemon flavors touched with a slight sweetness. - S.H. Our 2011 SB has vibrant straw coloring with a tinge of green. The aroma is of kaffir lime, orange blossom, kumquat with a touch of cool slate and vanilla bean. You will find flavors of mango, peach, and pomelo that lead the way with a zingy ripe nectarine mid-palate and an adroit, seamless finish. - WineryVarieties:93% Sauvignon Blanc4% Chardonnay3% SemillonLength/Type of Aging: Stainless steel on lees


External Review
Vintage: 2011 01/29/2009

The wine emphasizes fruit in the aromas and mid palate with a finish broadened by malolactic fermentation. It's fresh and quaffable with distinctive lime, grass and a murmur of basil.-From the Winery


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This fresh and zesty Sauvignon Blanc reflects the superior quality fruit grown in the Hanna family's vineyard in the Russian River Valley. With citrus aromas of grapefruit, lime and a touch of fresh grass and a hint of basil, this is a prefect wine for lighter fare like shellfish or sushi.

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Alcohol: 13.2%

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