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Sbragia Family Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Dry Creek 2006

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The Home Ranch Vineyard is located on the east side of Dry Creek in Sonoma County. The five-acre Sauvignon Blanc parcel benefits from temperatures that are a bit cooler than most of the appellation, resulting in a Sauvignon Blanc with bright fruit flavors, good structure and a nice balanced acidity. The wine is 100 percent Sauvignon Blanc and saw no new oak aging, but instead was put in three-year-old barrels. A unique feature of this wine is the Vino-Seal glass closure which combines the ease of opening with a hermetic seal, effectively protecting the bouquet and fragrance of the wine.This wine has wonderful tropical, citrus fruit and melon aromas and flavors with hints of dried pineapple, stone fruit and lemongrass that lead to a tangy fruit-driven finish. This wine screams Sauvignon Blanc.Wine Spectator | James Laube | December 15, 2007A tasty cocktail of tropical pineapple, guava and citrus notes mingling with spicy vanilla flavors. Refreshing and distinctive, with a good jolt of acidity on the finish.

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Sbragia Family Vineyards:
I've had for some time, a small, family-owned winery making limited, individual lots of wine from grapes grown in select blocks of my favorite vineyards. I've always had one foot in Sonoma and the other in Napa. Both areas mean a lot to me emotionally. I'm more attached to Dry Creek because it's where I raised my kids. But the wines that I've made at Beringer are like chi... Read more
I've had for some time, a small, family-owned winery making limited, individual lots of wine from grapes grown in select blocks of my favorite vineyards. I've always had one foot in Sonoma and the other in Napa. Both areas mean a lot to me emotionally. I'm more attached to Dry Creek because it's where I raised my kids. But the wines that I've made at Beringer are like children, so Napa is also a very special place for me. Either way, the wines are intensely personal, an expression not only of terroir, but of my family's winemaking heritage. -Ed Sbragia   Come visit us at our beautiful location at the end of Dry Creek Road. Our winery is perched on a hillside, overlooking the entire valley with sweeping views from our terrace. Guests are invited to bring a picnic or purchase light deli items from our tasting room and enjoy the sunshine and vineyard views. Seated Terrace Tastings are now available by appointment. Sbragia Family Vineyards prides itself on its single vineyard varietals and small case production. Varieties include Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Merlot, Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon. Most of the wines are made from vineyards owned by the Sbragia family, but do include select vineyards from Sonoma and Napa Valley as well. Our wines have received many accolades and are considered some of California’s best. The only thing better than the view is the wine! Read less

The Home Ranch Vineyard is located on the east side of Dry Creek in Sonoma County. The five-acre Sauvignon Blanc parcel benefits from temperatures that are a bit cooler than most of the appellation, resulting in a Sauvignon Blanc with bright fruit flavors, good structure and a nice balanced acidity. The wine is 100 percent Sauvignon Blanc and saw no new oak aging, but instead was put in three-year-old barrels. A unique feature of this wine is the Vino-Seal glass closure which combines the ease of opening with a hermetic seal, effectively protecting the bouquet and fragrance of the wine.This wine has wonderful tropical, citrus fruit and melon aromas and flavors with hints of dried pineapple, stone fruit and lemongrass that lead to a tangy fruit-driven finish. This wine screams Sauvignon Blanc.Wine Spectator | James Laube | December 15, 2007A tasty cocktail of tropical pineapple, guava and citrus notes mingling with spicy vanilla flavors. Refreshing and distinctive, with a good jolt of acidity on the finish.

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