Fat Bastard Sauvignon Blanc 2004

Sauvignon Blanc from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Price: $12.29
Item No. 86866

Winemaker's Notes

The color is bright and pale with green reflections. The nose is open with blackcurrant aromas and the grassiness that goes so well with Sauvignon Blanc. On the palate the wine is crisp, fresh and vivid, perfect to enjoy on its own or with seafood.

Rigorous parcel selection allowed us to produce a new blend that adheres to our highest quality standards. Despite a very hot 2003 vintage we've been able to keep the juice on skin contact in order to get as much fruit character as possible. The fermentation process was maintained at low temperatures (14 to 16 degrees Celsius) and no malolactic fermentation was permitted, to preserve the crisp character of the wine.

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Thierry Boudinaud, a renowned winemaker, was sitting in his wine cellar one winter day his friend, Guy Anderson, burst in to taste the new vintage. Guy was a rebel in the wine industry believing that quality was paramount in a wine but that the average consumer hated the traditional intimidation placed by the wine industry. The next day Thierry had Guy try an experimental wine he...

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Learn About Languedoc-Roussillon

(LAHN-guh-dock) (ROO-see-yohn) For being in a country that is known for wine regulations, the Languedoc enjoys a great amount of freedom in its winemaking. With over 700,000 acres under vine, some of the most exciting and best value wines of are coming from this enormous and diverse wine region. Some refer to it as the new world of France. The region stretches along the land...

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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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