Guenoc Langtry Meritage White 1997

Bordeaux White Blends from California

$24.99
Item No. 12616
  • white wine

Winemaker's Notes

A marriage of estate-grown sauvignon blanc and sémillon grapes, this wine presents complex layers of melony fruit, toast and spice from fermentation in new oak barrels. Additional aging for seven months on the yeast lees adds roundness and length to the complex finish.

The chefs delight, Langtry white is often an elegant alternative to a chardonnay, and loves scallops, lobster bisque, smoked salmon or trout, Lake County goat cheeses and chicken or cured duck. Try some ginger or sorrel for a flavor treat to match the unique character of Langtry.

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Located 90 miles north of San Francisco, the 23,000 acre Guenoc Estate, claiming some of the oldest vineyards in California, includes the most northwestern area of Napa Valley, all of Guenoc Valley, and the southern extremes of Lake County. From 1888 to 1906 the Guenoc Estate was owned by internationally famous actress and vintner Lillie Langtry, who vowed to make claret of the...

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California has nearly 100 American Viticulture Areas (AVAs) and accounts for almost 90% of wine production in the United States. In our section of Other California, we include wines from smaller AVAs as well as wines from the California AVA. Here are a few smaller AVAs you may see on the label: Livermore Valley AVA, located right outside of San Francisco and home to...

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Learn About Bordeaux White Blends

Bordeaux White Blend
There's white wine in Bordeaux, too! Typically made from Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and bits of Muscadelle, white Bordeaux can be a fully dry table wine or, as in Sauternes, a deliciously sweet dessert wine. In other areas of the world, a Bordeaux blend consists primarily of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, either of which may be the predominant variety. Bordeaux blends can vary in style, but most have good acidity and often a mineral overtone.

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