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Date Printed: 11/28/2014
Dry Creek Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Dry Creek Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2010
(search item no. 109793)
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Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 11/28/2014: $17.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2012 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This incredible Sauvignon Blanc displays the excellent cool climate characters of the vintage. At first swirl, vibrant lemon grass, citrus peel, and pineapple aromas leap from the glass. Several more minutes of airing display wonderful nuances of orange zest and delicate floral characters. On the palate, the wine is zesty and full of energy repeating the aromatic themes of lemon grass and lemon verbena along with underlying tropical fruit richness. The finish is full flavored and balanced ending with juicy, mouthwatering acidity.
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About Dry Creek Vineyard:

In 1972, when David S. Stare opened the doors to Dry Creek Vineyard, it was the first new winery to be built in the Valley since Prohibition. Dry Creek created the first Sonoma Fume Blanc, originated the Dry Creek Valley AVA, and was an early advocate for Bordeaux-style blending.

Today, Dry Creek Vineyard is committed to vineyard diversity, vinifying individual lots of fruit separately, and then blending carefully for each final cuvee. Dry Creek Vineyard is also a leader in the stewardship of pre-Prohibition Zinfandel vines and vineyards, and has isolated a clone, called the "Heritage Clone," which is bottled separately from their "Old Vines" Zinfandel (containing wine only from vines no younger than 50 years old), and which has made very promising wines.