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2009 Fritz Winery Sauvignon Blanc "Russian River Valley"

Fritz 2009 Russian River Sauvignon Blanc

Winery: Fritz Winery

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Russian River Valley"

Wine Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Russian River Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $16

Cases produced: 1,400

KWG Score: 87.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: June 6, 2010

Wine Review: This almost clear colored Sauvignon Blanc from Fritz was the winner of our Big Blind tasting. It opens with an attractive tangerine and guava like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and fruit forward. Its acidity level was noted as a bit elevated. The flavor profile is a zesty lemon lime with a touch of grapefruit in the background. The finish is dry and refreshing. The panel suggested pairing this wine with bacon wrapped scallops. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: This wine bursts with vibrant aromas of white peach, sweet pea flowers and sugar snap peas. Bright acidity evolves into flavors of tropical fruits with a rich full bodied finish and a pleasant subtle herbaceous note.

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