Fortress Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2006

Sauvignon Blanc from North Coast, California

Price: $16.00 $10.99
Save $5.01 (31%)
Item No. 95167
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

This is a crisp clean wine with fresh ripe fruit, complex aromas and flavors of vibrant citrus, key lime, kiwi and melon with a refined creamy texture leading to a rich, long-lingering finish.

Outstandingly food friendly, pair this wine with appetizers, shellfish, seafood, poultry, pasta, mildly spicy and fusion fare, or enjoy as a refreshing aperitif.

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Rating:
(9/29/2010)
This wine was okay but not exceptional. I originally wanted the 2005 but it was no longer available and was replaced with the 2006.
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Learn About Fortress Vineyards

Fortress Vineyards is Fess Parker's new family wine venture built around a unique vineyard site, nearly 20 years of grape growing experience and a singular pursuit of creating a Sauvignon Blanc that rivals the world's best. At Fortress Vineyards, the focus is on one wine only – Sauvignon Blanc - 100% Musque clone. The "magic and mystique of Musque" produces a truly elegant Sauvignon Blanc reminiscent of a fine white Graves wine.

Learn About North Coast

Beyond Napa and Sonoma in the north you find a couple of other counties producing great wine. Among these are Mendocino and Lake County. The northernmost California winegrowing regions, these two counties are right above Napa and Sonoma, geographically. Yet, wine-wise they are very different - both from their southern neighbors and from each other. Notable Facts Mendocino...

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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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