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Date Printed: 10/21/2014
Cupcake Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2011
Cupcake Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2011
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screw cap wine


PRICE ON 10/21/2014: $10.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

It's the long cool seasons in the South Island that allows our sauvignon blanc grapes to mature slowly, giving the wine levels of complexity and a vibrant zing. This Sauvignon Blanc is reminiscent of a lemon chiffon cupcake. It's made up of integrated flavors of Meyer lemons, Key limes and a finish that awakens the appetite There are hints of grapefruit, gooseberry and citrus, and comes together with a long, creamy finish.

Serve chilled with oysters on a half shell or with a rich and succulent lobster risotto.

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About Cupcake Vineyards:

At Cupcake Vineyards, our goal is to craft the richest, smoothest and most elegantly textured wines. To ensure this, we select our grapes from vineyards that are truly expressive of the varietals that we grow. Our Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot come from California’s sun-drenched Central Coast, where the distinctive topography and climate moderated by the Pacific Ocean yields some of California's best world-class wines. Our Sauvignon Blanc comes from the Marlborough valley of New Zealand, where the long days and cool climate allow the grapes to mature slowly over a longer period of time.