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This food-friendly Sauvignon Blanc was rated 91 by Wine Spectator and deserves the honor. It has a well-balanced level of acidity and is pleasantly... Read more
Offers vibrant lemon-lime, floral and papaya nectar aromas. Hints of lemongrass, gooseberry and minerals - the signature of this grape varietal - a... Read more
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Good buy, a bit acidic at first
This food-friendly Sauvignon Blanc was rated 91 by Wine Spectator and deserves the honor. It has a well-balanced level of acidity and is pleasantly dry. There's a brightness about the 2008 Provenance Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc that's vibrant with peach - tropical fruit - lemon flavors and hints of minerals. Paired well with apple, grilled cheese and with shrimp.
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Offers vibrant lemon-lime, floral and papaya nectar aromas. Hints of lemongrass, gooseberry and minerals - the signature of this grape varietal - add complexity. The flavors echo the aromas, while picking up lychee, melon and ginger spice. Beautifully balanced, this wine combines bright acidity with a creamy texture. Lemon custard nuances mingle in the fruit-intense finish.
Rutherford, Napa Valley, CaliforniaProvenance Sauvignon Blanc is a beautiful white wine gem from California's Napa Valley. The 2008 vintage of this wine received a 91-point rating from Wine Spectator and was honored among the magazine's Top 100 Wines of 2009, ranked #56! Winemaker and general manager Tom Rinaldi previously attracted critical acclaim as the founding winemaker of Duckhorn Wine Company, where he made 22 vintages. The winery's focus is on Cabernet Sauvignon. Its only white wine, Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc, made its debut with the 2003 vintage. Catch a rising star!The 2009 vintage of Provenance Sauvignon Blanc is 100% Sauvignon Blanc. The wine offers vibrant aromas of lemon-lime, papaya and floral notes. Hints of lemongrass, gooseberry and minerals add complexity. Lychee, melon and ginger spice add to the array of flavors. Medium-bodied and beautifully balanced, this wine combines bright acidity with a creamy texture. Winemakers Chris Cooney and Tom Rinaldi pressed the grapes in whole clusters and then fermented the juice in a combination of small stainless steel tanks (85 percent) and stainless steel barrels (10 percent) to capture pure fruit expression. The remaining five percent of the juice was fermented in oak barrels for complexity. Lemon custard nuances mingle in the long, fruit-intense finish.Enjoy Provenance Sauvignon Blanc over the next 2-3 years as an aperitif wine or with grilled shrimp, sushi, crab salad, roast chicken and mild cheeses.
Provenance Sauvignon Blanc is sourced from estate and nearby vineyards all in the Rutherford district of Napa Valley. Winemaker Tom Rinaldi has extensive experience with these grapes from his years at Duckhorn Vineyards. Rated 91 points and number 59 on the Top 100 Wines of the Year in Wine Spectator. They wrote “Key lime, passion fruit, melon and nectarine flavors are ripe, juicy and fleshy, with great intensity, a vivid acidity and terrific focus and clarity. Drink now.”
"Our Sauvignon Blanc is made exclusively from our Rutherford estate fruit. By pressing the cluster whole cluster and fermenting the wine primarily in stainless steel, we captured the aromas of lemon lime, guava and pineapple. Bright acidity and notes of spice add balance to this wine. We selected a Stelvin closure for our Estate Sauvignon Blanc to enhance the freshness and ensure the quality of this wonderful ready-to-drink wine. " -Winery
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