Chalk Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2006

Sauvignon Blanc from Sonoma County, California

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Item No. 94261
  • white wine
  • WE93
  • CG91
  • WN91
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1996
  • WS88
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Winemaker's Notes

"Near perfect in the way it tastes almost sweet, then pulls back into dryness. The flavors of pineapples, green apples, pears, peaches and honeysuckle are made even more delicious by the judicious application of new oak and sur lie aging." 93 Points
Wine Enthusiast

"Showing off a nicely ripe edge to its otherwise sleek fruit aromas of nectarine, white peach and varietal grasses and dry straw, this one is full and lightly fleshy in feel with a firming streak of youth- ful tightness providing both spine and balance for today as well as promising further rounding and richness as the wine ages. It needs but two or three years to see its best with dishes ranging from cracked crab to lobster newburg."
-Connoisseurs' Guide

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Rating:
(9/28/2010)
This was an absolute hit at dinner tonight. I had been having enormous success with Sauvignon Blancs from the Russian River Valley, and decided to push my luck. This wine did NOT disappoint. The pleasant grapefruit orchard scent, sweet peach attack, and long, dry, and euphoric finish made for a great night at the table. Excellent with all courses: Lemon-Onion Chicken Salad Tatar, Goat Cheese Salad, and Scottish Salmon with Pesto. Cheers!
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Learn About Chalk Hill Map ItMap It

Chalk Hill Estate Vineyards and Winery was purchased recently by Bill Foley, proprietor of Foley Family Wines, who will continue the time-honored traditions that Fred Furth began. Founded in 1972 by Fred Furth, the Chalk Hill Estate encompasses 280 acres of carefully positioned vineyards, including the valley floor, hillsides, and ridge tops of a 1300 acre estate. Perpetuating...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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