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Kingsford, and I don't mean charcoal

Monday, August 17, 2009

Brand NameKingsford Manor
Wine NameSauvignon Blanc
Vintage (Year)2008
AVANapa Valley
CountryUnited States
Wine ClassWhite
Wine TypeSauvignon Blanc
Alcohol %12.7%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating8 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

Lately, I have been in a Sauvignon Blanc phase. Well, actually, it is now one of my favorite white wines to drink, while the rest are all white wine blends made of anywhere from two to nine different varietals.

Anyway, with this wine, you get a nice kick of tart citrus as the wine alights on your tongue. Eating something like dark cherries before that gives it the sensation that it's coming a second or two after. At this point, the citrus turns into a very manageable lemon taste, and you feel as though the wine has another flavor in it, like that of apricot mixed in with pear or peach.

 

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