Sterling Organic Sauvignon Blanc 2007

Sauvignon Blanc from North Coast, California

$16.79 $13.49
Save $3.30
Item No. 98166
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Winemaker's Notes

There's one word to describe California's 2007 vintage- spectacular! Winter rainfall was lower-than-average, but moderate temperatures through the growing season kept the vines happy and stress-free. These conditions also fostered small, concentrated grapes that gave intense flavors to our Sauvignon Blanc. The early spring budbreak led to an early onset to harvest; we began picking this early-ripening variety in August. Grape quality was high, with ripe, lush flavors balanced with lively acidity.

An absolutely first-class Sauvignon Blanc, and at this price, a fantastic value. Bone dry and crisp in mouthwatering acidity, the flavors range from Meyer lemons, limes, grapefruits and green apples to gooseberries, figs and minerals. Sommeliers, buy this by the case. — Wine Enthusiast 02/09

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Sterling Vineyards was born in the 1960s, a time when creativity and entrepreneurial spirit abounded, especially in California. In 1964, Peter Newton, once a paper broker in England, purchased 70 acres of land in Calistoga and became a Napa Valley winemaker. He planted grapes others did not, bottled varietals others did not, and built a dramatic winery with an aerial tramway. His...

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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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