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2017 Freemark Abbey Sauvignon Blanc "Napa Valley"

Freemark Abbey 2017 Sauvignon Blanc

Winery: Freemark Abbey

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Napa Valley"

Wine Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Grape blend: 92% Sauvignon Blanc & 8% Semillon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $24

Cases produced: 2,302

KWG Score: 91 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: May 29, 2019

Wine Review: This straw-colored Sauvignon Blanc from Freemark Abbey opens with a mild and attractive Honeydew melon bouquet with a hint of banana. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and nicely balanced between its fruit and acidity. The flavor profile is a very tasty mild ripe Honeydew melon with notes of gentle minerality and faint pineapple. I also detected a hint of lemon verbena mixed in as well. The finish is pleasant and smooth as it drifts away nicely. I would pair this food friendly Sauvignon Blanc with pan-seared grouper with a key lime butter sauce. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: This brilliant green-straw colored wine is brimming with tropical freshness. The aroma is reminiscent of citrus fruits accompanied by notes of honeydew melon, white peach, green apple, kiwi and a hint of lemongrass. Flavors of citrus, melon and green apple mingle in perfect harmony. This wine has balanced fruit and brightness, refreshing acidity and a long, clean finish.

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