Moon Mountain Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Sauvignon Blanc from Sonoma County, California

Price: $13.79
Item No. 88652
  • WE86

Winemaker's Notes

Crisp acidity is at the forefront of our 2005 Sauvignon Blanc, followed by refreshing flavors of citrus, gooseberry and a hint of kiwi. Made to be consumed upon release, this is a wine that is delicious on its own, and will also pair well with a variety of dishes, including grilled spiced chicken, steamed fish, and vegetable quiche.

We fermented the grapes for our Moon Mountain Vineyard 2005 Sauvignon Blanc in both stainless steel (66%) and French oak (33%). The wine then underwent sur-lie aging for five months, with batonnage every two weeks. Malolactic fermentation was arrested to retain the crisp and refreshing natural grape acidity.

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(9/28/2010)
This wine is one of the more fruity Sauvignon Blancs I've tasted. Some grass and peach on the nose, with taste of citrus and grass upfront, finishing with a nice acidity.
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Learn About Moon Mountain

High in the Mayacamas Mountains on the western side of Mt. Veeder, more than 1,000 feet above the Sonoma Valley, Moon Mountain Vineyard offers some of the most difficult winegrowing conditions in California. The steep south-facing slopes, punctuated by volcanic rock outcroppings, consist of thin, well-drained soils derived from volcanic ash and lava. Situated well above the fog...

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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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