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Date Printed: 7/25/2014
Ferrari-Carano Fume Blanc 2011
Ferrari-Carano Fume Blanc 2011
(search item no. 115395)
screw cap wine

Tasting Panel rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 7/25/2014: $14.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 90 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2004 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Ferrari-Carano's 2011 Fumé Blanc has aromas of lime, kiwi, citrus, melon and a touch of grass complemented by flavors of grapefruit, lemon and lime with a mango and guava finish. Cool, stainless steel tank fermentation gives this wine a crisp freshness while the subtle oak character from barrel aging adds complexity and depth. Made with 100% Sauvignon Blanc.
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About Ferrari-Carano:

Family-owned and operated since 1985, Ferrari-Carano has been a leading producer of world-class, nationally acclaimed wines. From a small, 30-acre plot of grapes to the present 20 estate vineyards, Don and Rhonda Carano's success is based on their commitment to quality as well as the dedication of the vineyard and winemaking teams to make the finest wines, vintage after vintage. Ferrari-Carano owns vineyards in six appellations: Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley, Napa/Carneros, Anderson Valley and Mendocino Ridge.