Sterling Sauvignon Blanc 2001

Sauvignon Blanc from North Coast, California

$18.99
Item No. 51494
  • white wine
  • RP87
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Winemaker's Notes

Bright, pale straw color. Hints of honey, pear and ripe apricots in the nose, with orange blossom and lemon grass nuances. Ripe, bright, floral and juicy ruby grapefruit flavors. Broad, full mouthfeel with a crisp, clean, lengthy finish. This wine has a clean, bright, ripe elegance that leaves a lingering essence of fruit and citrus zest.

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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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