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2008 Vineyard 29 - Sauvignon Blanc Sauvignon Blanc - USA - California - Napa - St Helena - White

USA - California - Napa - St Helena

White Sauvignon Blanc
Producer Notes

What to do when you find the land you purchased for retirement is, in fact, perfectly suited to growing Cabernet Sauvignon...in Napa? Plant a vineyard and start a new career. Teresa Norton and Tom Paine did just that in 1989, planting 3 acres under the direction of legendary vineyard manager David Abreu. In 1992 the first vintage was released - 250 cases of estate Cabernet. Philippe Melka became... More »

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91
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2011-2011 VF: 2009-2012
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 150
Author alshoh01
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 89.655%
Tasted On 11/21/2012
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Author Johnnymd
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.439%
Tasted On 01/02/2012
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Author Front Man
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 07/23/2011
Drink Dates 2011

You have to taste this to believe that a Sauvignon Blanc from California can be this good. It is one of the most complex and interesting white wines I have ever tasted. Initial bouquet of clover honey, grass, butterscotch & a smokey, scorched fruit character. Flavors of peach and subtle spice in the mouth. Then picks up complexity with herbaceous, wet stone, minerally nuances. This has superb palate impact and a very long finish. I could go on and on trying to describe the nuances of this wine. Incidentally, do not drink this chilled at all. Initally I poured it at about 65 degrees, but I think it was even better as it warmed up a little bit more. I am not an expert so could not rightfully say how long this would last; but there is absolutely no reason to wait to drink this bottle...

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Author Adriel L
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.79%
Tasted On 06/01/2011
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