Napa Valley

Lail Vineyard, Georgia Sauvignon Blanc (2018)

Product Information

Country: USA

Area: California / Napa Valley

Wine style: White

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

Style: Dry

Producer: Lail Vineyards

Size: 750ml

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¥20,660
(¥22,726 Including tax)

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Georgia Story
Georgia is grown on a three acre, dry-farmed estate vineyard in Yountville. This exquisite, Graves-style (dry white Bordeaux) Sauvignon Blanc is fermented and aged in 100% new French oak barrels for eighteen months. It displays unprecedented depth and complexity, amazing texture, and a long lingering finish. Lail Vineyards was the first winery in the New World to produce a Sauvignon Blanc in this complex and captivating style, beginning with the 2002 vintage. The proprietary name celebrates the first member of the sixth generation of our family’s winemaking in Napa Valley, Georgia Eileen. It has been called by a leading wine writer “...California’s most complex and multi-dimensional Sauvignon Blanc.”

 

Tasting Note: Georgia Sauvignon Blanc 2018 is medium straw in color, and has captivating white peach, vanilla bean, brioche and lemongrass aromatics. Rich in texture, there are intense flavors of apricot, lemon curd, and nectarine. It is powerful, sophisticated, round and long on the palate, with all the hallmarks of this wonderful Graves-inspired yet wholly California interpretation of the Sauvignon Blanc grape.

 

Grape Variety: 100% Sauvignon Blanc.

Terroir/Vinification

Vineyards: Totem Vineyard - Yountville.

Ageing: 19 months in French oak barrels; 70% new.

Accolades

Robert Parker 94-96 Point!