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2018 Matanzas Creek Sauvignon Blanc "Alexander Valley"

Matanzas Creek 2018 Alexander Valley Sauvignon Blanc

Winery: Matanzas Creek

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Alexander Valley"

Wine Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Grape blend: 89% Sauvignon Blanc, 7% Semillon & 4% Sauvignon Musque

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Alexander Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $22

Cases produced: 22,682

KWG Score: 90 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: June 13, 2020

Wine Review: This almost clear colored Sauvignon Blanc from the Alexander Valley opens with a pleasant mild tropical bouquet featuring musk melon and papaya, along with hints of fresh cut grass and faint green pepper. On the palate, this wine is light bodied, balanced, clean and delicate. The flavor profile is a mild stony minerality and gentle white grapefruit blend with notes of minerality and lime zest. We also detected some hints of white pepper as well. The finish is dry and it drifts away nicely. The Panel suggested pairing this food friendly Sauvignon Blanc with a bay scallop casserole. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Color: Pale Straw
Aromas: White nectarine, golden delicious apples, key lime, wet stone, fresh pineapple and lemon citrus blossoms
Palate: Zesty citrus with fresh tropical fruit flavors including fresh pineapple and mango. Savory notes of wet stone and distinct minerality round out the lengthy finish.

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