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Sauvignon Blanc

2010 Lake County Sauvignon Blanc

by David on October 12, 2011

The 2010 Lake County Sauvignon Blanc is our 12th flight for this variety continuing the crisp and bright style that has made this wine a favorite in our tasting room. Flavor Profile: This wine is pale straw in color with aromas of lime, pineapple and lemon grass. In the mouth, fresh grapefruit and green apple […]

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Sauvignon Blanc/Fumé Blanc

by David on January 5, 2011

Are they the same thing? Yup – pretty much. Sauvignon Blanc is the grape; Fumé Blanc is a marketing name that was made up by Robert Mondavi to sell Sauvignon Blanc at a time when it wasn’t popular. Others adopted it. He got the idea for the name from the French Sauvignon Blanc of the Loire Valley in […]

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2009 Lake County Sauvignon Blanc

by David on August 25, 2010

Crisp, clean and bright with fresh citrus, green apple, freshly-mown grass and kiwi fruit with a tangy, refreshing finish. Pairings: You can’t go wrong serving our citrusy Sauvignon Blanc with most any sort of seafood. It’s a lively partner for a variety of cheeses and a cleansing contrast for cream-based dishes. Try it with Colleen’s […]

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2008 Lake County Sauvignon Blanc

by David on September 8, 2009

Bright citrus, pear, straw and lemongrass character with a pineapple kick and crisp, bracing acidity. Pairings: a wide range of sea food, fresh salads and vegetable dishes, herbed chicken or pasta. LISTEN (MP3) Download Winemaker Notes

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2007 Lake County Sauvignon Blanc

by David on August 27, 2008

Fresh and bright aromas with an intriguing note of lemongrass, pear, honey and grapefruit. Expansive flavors of citrus, melon, and green apple with a crisp, clean finish – the perfect mate for seafood. LISTEN (MP3) Download Winemaker Notes

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Sauvignon Blanc

by David on June 21, 2007

Fresh, zingy, herbaceous and citrusy. Makes me want to throw some fish on the grill. Sauvignon Blanc gained its fame in the Loire valley of France from the beautiful Blanc Fume, Pouilly Fume and Sancerre, but it was probably born in the Bordeaux region where it plays second fiddle to Semillon as the most planted […]

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2005 Lake County Sauvignon Blanc

by David on January 19, 2006

“This is an incredible vintage for this wine!” enthused Geoff Gorsuch, our winemaker. “It has just enough grassiness that you know it’s Sauvignon Blanc, but I love the fruit and the floral note—this new vineyard is just great.” Winemaker Notes This release of our 2005 Sauvignon Blanc marks a change in style and a new […]

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