' Dry Creek Vineyard - 2012 Sauvignon Blanc
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  • 3770 Lambert Bridge Road,
    Healdsburg, CA 95448

2012 Sauvignon Blanc Dry Creek Valley

This new wine represents a generational vision for great Sauvignon Blanc from the Dry Creek Valley. Focusing on distinctive Dry Creek Valley vineyards, this wine shows a different side of Sauvignon Blanc presenting floral, honeysuckle, melon and peach aromatics and flavors. Blending in a touch of Sauvignon Musqué gives the wine additional depth and concentration without the use of oak aging.

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"Good Value Blancs"
Wine Spectator Magazine

90 Points, Very Highly Recommended
California Grapevine
GOLD Medal
Orange County Fair Commercial Wine Competition 2013
Vintage 2012
Varietal Sauvignon Blanc
Varietal Composition
90% Sauvignon Blanc
10% Sauvignon Musqu?
Appellation Dry Creek Valley
Harvest Date September 2012
Acid 0.7g/100ml.
PH 3.36
Aging None
Ageability 3 - 5 years
Fermentation Stainless steel fermented at an average of 52˚F for about 25 days
Residual Sugar Dry
Alcohol % 13.5%
This wine displays a wonderfully refreshing tropical fruit nose that is indicative of the near perfect harvest conditions we experienced in 2012. Notes of honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and mango leap from the glass. Several more minutes of swirling reveal a sense of depth and vibrancy in the wine with mineral and citrus elements shining through. On the palate, the wine is effusive with an invigorating style that expresses fresh lemon-lime, kiwi, and grapefruit characters. All of this is balanced by the fleshy texture from the Sauvignon Musqué clonal selection. A beautiful and sophisticated Sauvignon Blanc, this is Dry Creek Valley terroir at its finest.
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