sauvignon blanc


Quivira Sauvignon Blanc, Fig Tree Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley, California Cost: $17-19 What: A powerful aroma of lime and grapefruit leap out of the glass, preparing you for the fresh grapefruit and tropical fruit taste. A very refreshing, complex wine. The vineyard is named for a 130-year-old Mission fig tree that stands among the vines located where Dry Creek and Wine Creek come together. The well-drained soil has an extensive gravel layer, giving the grapes a distinctive taste. The wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks, a departure from previous vintages. It serves to concentrate the characteristic crisp mineral and citrus taste of the sauvignon blanc. The Winery: Quivira (pronounced key-VEER-ah) is a family owned winery practicing organic and biodynamic farming processes in the heart of Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley. They specialize in Dry Creek’s outstanding varietals: zinfandel and sauvignon blanc, as well as some Rhone style wines. The…

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