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yount ridge cellars sauvignon blanc oakville Celia Welch travelfood.com
yount ridge cellars sauvignon blanc oakville Celia Welch travelfood.com
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YOUNT RIDGE CELLARS Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Oakville

Regular price $39.00

WHY WE LOVE IT:

One third Sauvignon Musque clone lends gorgeous aromatics to this rare, organically farmed Sauvignon Blanc. 93 Points James Suckling. Wow! Inaugural release - 2015.

WINEMAKER: Celia Welch awards:

  • 2008, Food & Wine’s Winemaker of the Year
  • 2006, Forbes.com “Top Ten Tastemaker”
  • Inducted Winemaker’s Hall of Fame

 AVA DESIGNATED: Oakville, Napa Valley

WHAT WE TASTED: The Yount Ridge Vineyard is high in natural acidity resulting in a fresh and vibrant wine with expressive aromas and flavors of citrus, peach, mango and jasmine flower. A touch of oak adds creamy brioche and an ultra long finish.

 WHAT WE PAIRED:

  • Lobster tortelloni, Sauce Américaine, Shimeji mushrooms, Spinach 
  • Raw Oysters, mint-cilantro mignonette 
  • Mesclun salad with goat cheese, orange and pecans

PERSONALITY: The absolute best Sauv Blanc on the planet!

TECHNICAL:

  • Aged 6 months in 70% new French Oak
  • Only 150 cases

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