This 2014 rendition boasts beautifully fresh, fragrant aromas of honeydew melon, grapefruit and guava, with a slight floral note. Full-bodied and concentrated on the palate, with a silky texture, its vibrant melon, citrus and gooseberry flavors are perfectly balanced, leading to a long, succulent finish boasting bright citrus and mineral tones. Enjoy this classic sauvignon blanc over the next 3-5 years with your favorite salad, seafood, poultry and vegetarian dishes.
2014 was another in a series of excellent vintages in northern California. The season began with a warm, dry spring, which led to early budbreak and trouble-free vine flowering and grape set. Summer was consistently mild with few heat spikes, which allowed our sauvignon blanc grapes to ripen uniformly and develop impressively concentrated flavors. Drought conditions reduced cluster counts and crop and berry size, which further intensified varietal character. Given the early start to the season, our sauvignon blanc harvest began two weeks earlier than normal, with the grapes picked between August 1st and September 13th.