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2009 Bennett Lane White Blends or Varietals "Maximus White Feasting Wine"

Bennett Lane 2009 Maximus

Winery: Bennett Lane

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Maximus White Feasting Wine"

Wine Category: White Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 87% Sauvignon Blanc, 11% Chardonnay, & 2% Muscat

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $27

Cases produced: 472

KWG Score: 89.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: February 21, 2011

Wine Review: I discovered this Very Good white blend at the Boston Wine Expo. It is a pale yellow colored white blend that opens with a green melon bouquet with a hint of orange. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and slightly viscous. The flavor profile is a tasty Bartlett pear with hints of white pepper. The finish is dry and lingers nicely. This wine is food friendly and would pair well with Halibut. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: This highly anticipated release from Bennett Lane Winery is our white wine partner to our proprietary blend, Maximus. This Napa Valley white wine is a blend of 87% Sauvignon Blanc, 11% Chardonnay, and 2% Muscat. With aromas of white peach, papaya and orange blosson, this aromatic white displays incredible notes on the palate of mandarin orange, mango and nectarines. The body is crisp and refreshing. Perfect for a summer day!

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