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Date Printed: 9/20/2014
Peju Province Sauvignon Blanc 2008
Peju Province Sauvignon Blanc 2008
(search item no. 101799)
Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 9/20/2014: $19.49

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 Tasting Panel rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Pale straw yellow in appearance. Aromas of tropical fruit mixed with fresh citrus, lychee and passion fruit. Crisp, fresh and lively on the palate, with vibrant grapefruit notes, lemon and hints of tropical fruits, guava and fresh pineapple. Long lingering finish.
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About Peju Province:

The love of farming and a passion for wine brought Tony Peju to the Napa Valley. A series of ideas - starting in his birthplace on the Caspian Sea, then France, England and eventually, Los Angeles -- created the Peju's Napa Valley winery. In 1982, Tony and his wife Herta purchased 30 acres of land in the Napa Valley with the magic ingredient - location. Neighboring vineyards in Rutherford included Robert Mondavi, Inglenook and Beaulieu. Situated between Highway 29 and the Napa River, the acreage included a 1900-era house and rambling vineyards, some 60 or more years old. Looking to the future, Tony and Herta have introduced their two daughters, Lisa and Ariana, to the workings of the wine business. Both of the young women are immersing themselves in all aspects of Peju Winery.