Fortress Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Sauvignon Blanc from North Coast, California

$16.99
Item No. 90070
  • white wine
  • WE87
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Winemaker's Notes

The inviting floral aromas lead to a well balanced wine on the palate with flavors of citrus, key lime, ripe kiwi, peach and melon. Its creamy texture offers a rich mouth-feel and lingering finish.

Drink either as an aperitif or pair with shellfish, seafood, poultry, pasta, or mildly spicy and fusion fare.

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Learn About Fortress Vineyards

Fortress Vineyards is Fess Parker's new family wine venture built around a unique vineyard site, nearly 20 years of grape growing experience and a singular pursuit of creating a Sauvignon Blanc that rivals the world's best. At Fortress Vineyards, the focus is on one wine only – Sauvignon Blanc - 100% Musque clone. The "magic and mystique of Musque" produces a truly elegant Sauvignon Blanc reminiscent of a fine white Graves wine.

Learn About North Coast

Beyond Napa and Sonoma in the north you find a couple of other counties producing great wine. Among these are Mendocino and Lake County. The northernmost California winegrowing regions, these two counties are right above Napa and Sonoma, geographically. Yet, wine-wise they are very different - both from their southern neighbors and from each other. Notable Facts Mendocino...

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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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