Sauvignon Blanc

Feb 122015
Alpha Omega Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Napa Valley, CA, $40 (S) – Rating 93

Alpha Omega Sauvignon Blanc 2013Right on the heels of the awesome 2013 Unoaked Chardonnay comes this exquisite Sauvignon Blanc. Barrel fermented with no malolactic, resulting in a creamy mouth-feel with nice acidity. A bouquet of honeycomb, honeydew melon, ripe pear, white peach and spice. Integrated flavors of white peach, melon, citrus, vanilla creme, wet stone minerality and a touch of white pepper spiciness. Buy This Wine

Feb 052015
Davis Bynum Sauvignon Blanc Virginia’s Block 2013, Sonoma Coast, Russian River Valley, $25 (S) – Rating 91

Davis Bynum Sauvignon Blanc Virginia's Block 2013For those who want flavors other than New Zealand grapefruit in a Sauvignon Blanc, this wine is right up your alley. A bouquet  of ripe pineapple, tropicals, cream, spice and minerality. Aged predominately in neutral oak, the wine has a round mouth-feel while maintaining crisp acidity. Flavors of creamy citrus, honeydew melon, pineapple, vanilla and tropicals. Subtle ripe pineapple on the long finish. Buy This Wine

Nov 042014
Holman Ranch Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Estate Grown, Carmel Valley, CA, $18 (S) – Rating 90

Holman Ranch Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2012Made from the richer Sauvignon Blanc Musque clone, this SB offers a full mouth-feel with juicy food-pairing acidity. A aromatic nose of honeycomb, green apple and baking spice. On the palate, flavors of green apple, pear, citrus, Meyer lemon and a hint of kiwi. Meyer lemon and stony minerality in the long finish. Buy This Wine

Jul 082014
Monticello Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2013Monticello Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Napa Valley, CA, $32 (S) – Rating 90

A robust nose of ruby red grapefruit, Meyer lemon, tropicals and bright spice. Bright acidity complimented by soft textures. Meyer lemon, ruby red grapefruit, citrus, spice and green apple flavors abound. Plenty of spice, citrus and tropical notes in the finish. Buy This Wine