Murphy-Goode Sauvignon Blanc 2018
The Murphy-Goode Sauvignon Blanc 2018 “The Fume” is all about the fruit spectrum from citrus flavors through the tropical. Look for notes of tangerine, peach, pear, melon, and pineapple all brought together in a focused manner. The Irish are known for their wonderful oysters and this is the perfect wine for a big plate of oysters! 96% Sauvignon Blanc, 4% Semillon
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Shooting Star Sauvignon Blanc 2018$21.00
Steele Wines sources the Shooting Star Sauvignon Blanc 2018 fruit from Dorn vineyards in Kelseyville. The Dorn family has been farming since 1965 and Steele has produced their Sauvignon Blanc from their vineyards for 25 years.
Winemaking for this varietal is straightforward. The grapes are picked early morning (before dawn), delivered in the coolest part of the morning, crushed and pressed off the skins. The juice is then settled for 24 hours and racked off the lees. The fermentation begins at a cool 50 degrees and finishes up about 3 weeks later. The stainless-steel fermentation and aging preserves the freshness of this wine.
The Shooting Star Sauvignon Blanc 2018 shows off the great growing region of Lake County, aromas are of guava and citrus zest, with flavors of passionfruit, pineapple, and pink grapefruit. Pair this wine with marinated shrimp, grilled sea bass with asparagus and hollandaise, or a simple crostini of chevre and lemon zest.
Flora Springs Sauvignon Blanc 2018, Napa Valley$38.00
The Crossroads Vineyard in Napa Valley’s Oakville appellation is the source of the Flora Springs 2018 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc, a vineyard the Komes-Garvey family has farmed for over two decades. To impart complexity in both flavor and texture, this 100% Sauvignon Blanc was fermented in a combination of stainless steel tanks, concrete “egg” tanks and oak puncheons, followed by five months of aging in stainless steel tanks, concrete “egg” tanks, small French oak barrels, oak puncheons and stainless steel drums. The wine in barrel rested on its lees and was stirred every two weeks, re-suspending the lees and lending a creamy texture to the finished wine.
The Flora Springs 2018 Sauvignon Blanc offers gorgeous flavors of passion fruit, citrus (grapefruit and tart lemon) and green apple, with hints of lychee nut, honeysuckle and spice. The wine has plenty of crisp acidity, yet it has a rich mouthfeel and broad texture that expands into a bright yet creamy palate. Crisp, fresh and fruity, this is a boldly flavored, ready-to-enjoy wine that would pair beautifully with lemon-garlic shrimp skewers, fresh spring pea soup, freshly-shucked oysters or pesto-topped ravioli.
Fiddlehead Happy Canyon Sauvignon Blanc 2015$26.00
The Happy Canyon label not only pays tribute to a unique AVA, but also signifies the signature style of Sauvignon Blanc at Fiddlehead. The place, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara AVA is home to six founding vineyards planted 1996-2001, and is located on the eastern edge of the Santa Ynez AVA. Morning fog lifts to plentiful sunshine, and it is the ideal home to Bordeaux (including Sauvignon Blanc) and Rhone varietals. During Prohibition, a simple alcohol was produced in Happy Canyon and legend has it that folks would “take a trip up Happy Canyon” to purchase the beverage…and the name stuck. In the Fiddlehead Portfolio, it is the most versatile, richer-style Sauvignon Blanc, “with a French twist”. It marries fresh, ripe fruit with creamy, silky textures, much like a Pouilly Fumé style of the Loire Valley. This Loire Valley inspired wine is most noted for its layers of aromatics and layers of texture. It flaunts a dried apricot perfume, with background hints of oregano and coriander. There is a rich touch of vanilla spice that is melded with Anjou pear and orange blossoms. Grapefruit and honey highlight a plush and lasting finish. A true cornucopia of flavor! I even picked up a bit of crème brulee, which I’ve never tasted before in a Sauvignon Blanc. Awesome! 1306 cases made.