Origin-Napa Gamble Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2001

Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley, California

Price: $22.99
Item No. 55420
  • W&S91
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Winemaker's Notes

Robert Parker recently called this Sauvignon Blanc "one of the best sauvignons I've ever tasted" and we couldn't agree more! This is not your typically lean Sauvignon Blanc - it explodes from the glass with beautiful ripe peach, melon and grapefruit; a ripe, juicy glass of wine. If you enjoy this style, don't pass up the chance to try this delicious wine!

The 2001 Sauvignon Blanc was ripened fully and harvested at 24.8 brix. It was fermented using all native yeasts. The fermentation was 100% in barrel, just 10% new in order to feature the vineyard and the concentration of its fruit. No malolactic.

The wine has ripeness of fruit with pineapple and floral aromas and flavor. It is plush and full in the palate. It combines depth and concentration with clear and focused Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon Musque expression. 285 cases produced.

Learn About Origin-Napa

ORIGIN-NAPA expresses the flavor, texture and concentration of its roots--the finest niches of Napa. Our grapes are grown by natural farming practices that encourage the balanced soil and vines that produce the most distinctive and vivid wines! Our winemaking is true to the vineyard, based on minimal intervention--and using native yeasts and absence of filtration wherever possible.

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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