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MacLaren Wine

2017 Lee's Sauvignon Blanc
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Sauvignon Blanc
Appellation
Dry Creek Valley
Harvest Date
August 26th, 2017
Aging
6 months
Fermentation
Barrel fermented
Alcohol %
12.5
Wine Enthusiast
90

2017 Lee's Sauvignon Blanc

A light straw-colored wine with a beautiful bouquet of citrus blossom and honeysuckle.

90 pts, Wine Enthusiast

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SKU: 17-SB-LEE
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Lee’s Sauvignon Blanc is a light straw-colored wine with a beautiful bouquet of citrus blossom and honeysuckle. Key lime and tropical fruits jump out of the glass and notes of anise and minerality reveal themselves in the mid-palate. A backbone of bright acidity makes this a lively and refreshing wine.
Vineyard Notes
Rogers Vineyard is nestled in the cooler, southern region of Dry Creek Valley, benefiting from the morning fog that comes off the Russian River. The vineyard was planted in 1998 to clone 1, with some Musqué vines interspersed.
Winemaker Notes
The vineyard was harvested on a foggy morning in late August. The fruit was immediately pressed to tank at the winery before transferring to neutral oak barrels where the primary fermentation took place. The relatively cool fermentation took 17 days before being aged in barrel for 6 months; lees were stirred regularly to flesh out the mid palate. The wine was filtered before bottling.
Food Pairing Notes
Everything sea food! Enjoy crab, ceviche, shellfish, or fish tacos with lime and cilantro.
Production
168 cases
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