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2015 Galerie Sauvignon Blanc "Naissance"

Winery: Galerie

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Naissance"

Wine Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $30

Cases produced: 3,500

KWG Score: 92.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: May 31, 2017

Wine Review: This almost clear colored Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley opens with a mild lime and gentle grapefruit bouquet with a hint of vanilla. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and nicely balanced between its fruit and acidity. I also found it pleasantly mouthwatering and juicy. The flavor profile is a very tasty mild grapefruit with notes of beautifully integrated minerality and lime. I also detected hints of pineapple and green apple. The finish is dry and it drifts away nicely. This refined and elegant styled Sauvignon Blanc is food friendly. I would pair this wine with pan seared scallops. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: The 2015 Naissance has aromas of honeydew, lemon zest, yellow flowers, and green apple. Full, crisp mouthfeel and intense minerality with a grassy, citrus finish.

Organic status: not organic

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