Cakebread Sauvignon Blanc 1998

Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 1466
  • WS88
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1999
  • WS88
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Winemaker's Notes

The 1998 Sauvignon Blanc is brilliantly clear with a very pale, light straw color. This lightness belies the wine's full fragrances and flavors. There are aromas reminiscent of mint, green kiwi fruit, and melon. On the palate, the Sauvignon Blanc's lively acidity carries flavors of tropical fruit, with hints of pineapples and, perhaps, ripe cantaloupes. There is a pleasant wisp of sweetness throughout this wine, with a note of butterscotch on the wine's finish.

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Over 30 years ago, Jack Cakebread came to photograph the Napa Valley for a book and while there, he casually mentioned his interest in one day owning a vineyard to some family friends who had a ranch in Rutherford. When he returned home that afternoon, the phone rang and it was the family friends offering to sell their property. He headed back up to the valley that same afternoon...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc (so-veen-YAWN blahnk) One of the most distinctive grapes, Sauvignon Blanc is a highly aromatic variety that does well in both the old and new world. From the Loire Valley of France to Marlborough in New Zealand, Sauvignon Blanc has found many regions that bring out its unique and delicious flavors. Notable Facts Sauvignon Blanc's home...

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