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Date Printed: 7/30/2014
Attems Sauvignon Blanc 2007
Attems Sauvignon Blanc 2007
(search item no. 95571)
Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 7/30/2014: $17.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 James Suckling rating: 90 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Aromas of herbs, asparagus and apple. The wine opens dynamically, with a simple but clean-edged structure supported by plenty of tangy, appealing acidity. The finish is superb, savory and full-flavored.
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About Attems:

The world-famous Attems wines are grown in Italy's renowned Collio DOC in the northeastern part of the country, bordered by the Alps to the north and the Adriatic Sea to the south. This geography creates a temperate microclimate, and the region's marl and sandstone soils make it perfect for Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as for the native Ribolla Gialla and Tocai Friulano that have been harvested here since at least as early as the 18th century.

The Attems family winemaking lineage dates back nearly a millennium. In 1106, records show that the Bishop of Salisbury gave them the estate for the purpose of cultivating vineyards and making wine. After 900 years of wine production, Attems aligned with the renowned Marchesi de' Frescobaldi, one of Italy's most revered wine families. Douglas Attems and the Frescobaldi family celebrate a legacy of friendship founded during their years as students at the University of Florence. The partnership understands that a wine's quality and personality reflect the land it comes from, and they have pledged to further enhance the vines at Collio. Together they have committed to innovative vineyard development and to strategic participation in the global market.