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2011 Joseph Phelps Sauvignon Blanc "Estate Grown"

Joseph Phelps 2010 Sauvignon Blanc

Winery: Joseph Phelps

Vintage: 2011

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Estate Grown"

Wine Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: St. Helena

State or country: CA

Price: $32

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 92 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: February 27, 2013

Wine Review: This white gold colored Sauvignon Blanc from Napa opens with fragrant ripe Bartlett pear like bouquet with a hint of honey. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, slightly acidic and viscous. The flavor profile is a tasty Bosc pear with very nicely integrated minerality. I also detected a little green apple, white pepper and vanilla oak as well. The finish is dry and it fades away nicely. This Sauvignon Blanc is very good and rather food friendly. I would pair it with grilled halibut stuffed with Imperial crab meat. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: The 2011 Sauvignon Blanc offers perfumed aromatics of jasmine flowers, Kaffir lime leaf, orange blossom and lemon cream frosting. The medium-bodied mouth feel lends balanced acidity followed by bright flavors of melon and citrus with a long, fresh finish.

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