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Date Printed: 4/17/2014
Big House White Blend 2008
Big House White Blend 2008
(search item no. 98679)
screw cap wine

Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 4/17/2014: $7.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

A blend of 56% Malvasia Bianca, 22% Muscat Canelli, 18% Viognierand 4% Rousanne.

Big House wines are a rebellious mix of nontraditional grape varieties destined to give the imbiber a new experience. This year's tipple is reminiscent of the Franco-Italian battle for the '06 FIFA World Cup. The flamboyant Italians represented by Malvasia and Muscat Canelli and the much more austere and serious French led by Viognier and Rousanne.

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About Big House:

The Big House wines were born of the notion that the California climate is quite hospitable to the rollicking, sun loving grapes of Mediterranean France, Italy and Spain. Big House has found that by blending, rather than relying upon a single variety, they can create far more complex, rich wines that elegantly match a very wide variety of cuisine, from pizza, to BBQ ribs to roast chicken.