Dylan Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2002

Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley, California

Item No. 60697
  • white wine

Winemaker's Notes

For the 2002 vintage, three "lots" of wine were made: stainless steel, stainless steel & aged on the spent yeast, and French oak & aged on the spent yeast (sur lies in French). The oak-aged lot accounts for but 10% of the production, so the wine really features bright, zesty, citrusy (lime, especially) notes. It's big without being heavy. And you won't mistake it for Chardonnay or Riesling. It's pure Sauvignon on the nose and palate.

Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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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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