Murphy-Goode Reserve Fume Blanc 2004

Sauvignon Blanc from Sonoma County, California

Price: $21.99
Item No. 89189
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WE91

Winemaker's Notes

Winemaker David Ready Jr. selects special lots of Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon Musqué from Murphy-Goode's estate vineyards in Alexander Valley for this wine. The Musqué clone contributes rich tangerine flavors and viscosity to this fully-fruited wine. Depending on the vintage, varying percentages of the wine undergo malolactic fermentation to lend touches of honey and vanilla to complement the fruit flavors of pear, white peach and passion fruit. Reserve Fumé is barrel fermented for 8 months to deliver a high intensity wine with a long, memorable finish.

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Twenty years ago, Tim Murphy, Dale Goode and Dave Ready shared a vision: grow distinctive grapes, produce delicious wine, have fun and make friends in the process. They founded their three-family partnership in 1985 and launched the brand with two wines: estate grown Fume Blanc and Chardonnay. In the beginning, only the Murphy family's ranch and the Murphy-Goode Vineyard provided...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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