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2018 Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc

Rutherford, Napa Valley

2018 Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc
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SKU: EV18SBR75
Tasting Notes
Aromas of key lime and honeydew blend seamlessly with the invigorating scents of fresh jasmine and sweet pea flowers, while the subtle smell of a fresh summer stream invites you to jump in. The refreshing, estival quality continues onto the palate where a focused acidity awakens the senses to find mouthwatering flavors of citrus zest followed by a beautiful floral quality that stays around for the entirety of the long finish.
Production
Cases produced: 175
Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Sauvignon Blanc
Appellation
Rutherford
Vineyard Designation
Melrose Vineyard
Harvest Date
August 30, 2018
Bottling Date
February 26, 2019
Food Pairing Notes
With the balance of refreshing acidity and pleasing softness, this Sauvignon Blanc complements a variety of delicious dishes. Try it with a fresh tuna niçoise salad over a light lunch or open a bottle alongside savory Indian cuisine with aromatic herbs and spices such as paneer tikka masala or tandoori chicken.
Winemaker Notes
“It wouldn’t be summer for me without Eleven Eleven Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc. It’s my go to for grilled tuna and pineapple shrimp skewers. Sourced from the Beckstoffer Melrose Vineyard, this part neutral French Oak and part Stainless Steel aged bright white offers a vibrant collage of fresh citrus, ripe tropical fruit and savory acidity!” - Kirk Venge, Winemaker
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