Provenance Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2006

Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 90796
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WS90
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Winemaker's Notes

Blend: 80% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Semillon

The fruit for the 2006 Provenance Rutherford Estate Sauvignon Blanc was hand picked and whole-cluster pressed to preserve the fruit and varietal character of the wine. Stainless steel barrel fermentation and sur lie aging allowed the yeast lees to be stirred, which adds textural richness to the finished wine. Using a small percentage of new oak barrels adds a subtle spicy note.

Provenance Estate Sauvignon Blanc reveals delightful aromas of tropical fruit, lychee and pear complemented by subtle mineral notes. On the palate, the wine shows bright flavors of lemon, pear, guava, cashew, tangerine and mineral. Round and creamy, yet with a vibrant finish, this is an ideal food wine. Enjoy it paired with fresh oysters, shrimp salad and fresh goat cheese.

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Provenance Vineyards showcases the distinctiveness of Napa Valley's best growing areas for red wines by selecting some of the finest Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards in the Rutherford and Oakville districts and Merlot vineyards in the Carneros district. The same uncompromising approach also characterizes Provenance winemaking, with the goal of bringing the grapes from these great...

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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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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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Winemaker's Notes This Sauvignon Blanc is made exclusively from Provenance's Rutherford estate fruit. By pressing the cluster whole cluster and ...
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