Big House White Blend 2008

White Blends from Central Coast, California

$11.29
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The 2013 vintage is available for: $8.99
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Item No. 98679
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WE90
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Ratings Pedigree:

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.

Critical Acclaim

"Continues the solid trend of this label producing some of the best values in California. Dry, crisp and delicious, with mineralinfused flavors of oranges, honeysuckle and buttered toast. A blend of Malvasia Bianca, Muscat Canelli, Viognier and Roussanne."
90 Points

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jennifer - Old Lyme, CT (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/27/2010)
semillion, sauncerre., spellcheck is not my friend.
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jennifer - Old Lyme, CT (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/25/2010)
what is more fun than trying to figure out a wine? Semellion? chardonnay? sauncerre? whether one can spell or not ( I'll go with not), one can still be intelligent, and you will love this wine. For the price it is more fun than an Acacia or Stag's Leap.
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Rating:
(9/27/2010)
This wine was a great effort in crafting a blend that is spot on A must try ,perfect balance !
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Learn About Big House Map ItMap It

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.

Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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Learn About Other White Blends

Other White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

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