Flora Springs Soliloquy 2006

Bordeaux White Blends from Napa Valley, California

Price: $28.99
Item No. 92429
  • WE91
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

Soliloquy is a perfect introduction to the wines of Flora Springs. It exemplifies their understanding of tradition, devotion to innovation, and responsibility to their stewardship of over 650 acres of sustainably-farmed vineyards in Napa Valley.

In 1989, Flora Springs crafted the first vintage of Soliloquy in a style still unique to Napa Valley white wine. Following fermentation, the wine is sur-lees aged for seven months in 1800 gallon, sixty-year old, neutral oak, upright barrels. The combination of bright acidity unique to this vineyard site, and the wonderful complexity that comes with the sur-lees aging, creates a long, smooth finish of clean fruit flavors of melon and fig that linger on the palate.

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Flora Springs is a family endeavor that epitomizes hard work, dedication and teamwork . The vitality of this family is obvious as they set about the task of growing great grapes and making absolutely delicious wine. It all began over 20 years ago, when Jerry and Flora Komes bought the first vineyard - a vineyard with lots of history, great soils and two ghost wineries. Their...

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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 Bordeaux White Blends

Bordeaux White Blend
There's white wine in Bordeaux, too! Typically made from Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and bits of Muscadelle, white Bordeaux can be a fully dry table wine or, as in Sauternes, a deliciously sweet dessert wine. In other areas of the world, a Bordeaux blend consists primarily of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, either of which may be the predominant variety. Bordeaux blends can vary in style, but most have good acidity and often a mineral overtone.

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