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2008 Dry Creek Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc "Fume Blanc"

Dry Creek Vineyard 2008 Fume Blanc

Winery: Dry Creek Vineyard

Vintage: 2008

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Fume Blanc"

Wine Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Dry Creek Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $12

Cases produced: 21,696

KWG Score: 88.2 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (87)

Review date: April 2, 2010

Wine Review: This pale yellow colored Sauvignon Blanc opens with a unique carnation like bouquet with a faint hint of cinnamon. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and slightly viscous. The flavor profile is a mineral infused mild pineapple. The finish is dry and lingers nicely. This food friendly wine would pair well with steamed mussels. Enjoy – Ken

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Winemaker Notes: The 2008 Fume Blanc is crisp, bright, and refreshing: three words that have captured the style of our Sauvignon Blanc since 1972. Classic aromas of lemonlime, melon, and subtle mineral notes lead to flavors of grapefruit and lemon zest with grassy nuances. A balanced and delicious wine perfect as an aperitif or first course – it is the quintessential summertime sipper.

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