Brander Cuvee Nicolas Sauvignon Blanc-Barrique 1998

Sauvignon Blanc from Central Coast, California

Price: $22.99 $21.49
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Item No. 40798
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS89

Winemaker's Notes

Our 100% barrel fermented and barrel aged Sauvignon is a top award-winning POWERHOUSE white wine. The grapes selected for this reserve were hand-harvested from restricted vines, yielding an average of two and a half to three tons per acre. Spellbinding aromas and flavors of nectarine, passion fruit, fig, wild mint and grapefruit are braided throughout the wine.

Learn About Brander

The planting of the Brander Vineyard to mainly Bordeaux varietals began in 1975. In 1977, the first harvest of Sauvignon Blanc grapes were taken to a neighboring winery where Fred Brander produced a wine so distinctive it captured Santa Barbara County's first gold medal for a wine at a major wine competition (1978 Los Angeles County Fair).Since its inception, the Brander vineyard...

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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 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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