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Sauv Blanc with a peach aspect

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Brand NameConcannon Vineyards
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Wine NameSauvignon Blanc
Vintage (Year)2008
AVACentral Coast
CountryUnited States
Wine ClassWhite
Wine TypeSauvignon Blanc
Wine GroupsLow cost party staples
Ladykillers
Heaven in a Bottle
Gorgeous Blancs
Alcohol %13.5%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating9 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

Every now and then, I get to try something that's a little bit different. While I have not met many French Sauvignon Blancs that I have thought highly of, they are all different than the typical New World interpretations of the wine. This New World Sauv Blanc comes from California, namely Concannon Vineyards, whose Petit Sirah I particularly love.

The first thing that you get is the aroma, or the nose, which is resplendent of the smell of white flowers. In taking the wine into your mouth, you get the slight obscurence of citrus mixed in with a heavy dose of laid back peach (Al says that it's almost a green peach; I honestly don't know if this fruit exists -- note, he says it's an unripe peach, but I am reminded of white peach). Also, it has a nice semi-sweetness.

The body is medium, with a not too thick viscosity.

This wine is definitely a delight, and I can't wait to talk to my connection with the winery tomorrow.

 

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