Dry Creek Vineyard Fume Blanc (half-bottle) 1999

Sauvignon Blanc from Sonoma County, California

Price: $9.99
Item No. 10912
  • WS87
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Winemaker's Notes

The 1999 Fume Blanc exhibits an aromatic bouquet of fresh mown grass and grapefruit. Vibrant and briskly balanced, zesty lemon-lime, tropical fruit, and lemon grass flavors emerge from the creamy, succulent mouthfeel. Harmonious proportions of oak and acidity complete the clean, crisp finish. Pair this excellent food wine with Dungeness crab, grilled chicken, or Thai cuisine.

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In 1972, when David S. Stare opened the doors to Dry Creek Vineyard, it was the first new winery to be built in the Valley since Prohibition. Dry Creek created the first Sonoma Fume Blanc, originated the Dry Creek Valley AVA, and was an early advocate for Bordeaux-style blending. Today, Dry Creek Vineyard is committed to vineyard diversity, vinifying individual lots of fruit...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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