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Cakebread Cellars, Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc

Napa Valley, CA

Nose: The Cakebread Cellars 2020 Sauvignon Blanc presents a vibrant and aromatic nose, with fresh aromas of citrus fruits, such as grapefruit and lemon zest, complemented by hints of green apple, pear, and tropical fruits like pineapple and passionfruit. Subtle herbal notes of lemongrass and a touch of minerality add depth and complexity to the bouquet.

Palate: On the palate, this Sauvignon Blanc is crisp and refreshing, showcasing flavors of zesty lime, grapefruit, and juicy green apple. The citrus and tropical fruit flavors are well-balanced by a bright acidity and a subtle minerality that provides a clean and lively mouthfeel. The wine's light to medium body and vibrant acidity make it an excellent example of the varietal.

Finish: The finish of the Cakebread Cellars 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is long and refreshing, with lingering notes of citrus and a hint of tropical fruit. The wine's crisp acidity and clean minerality ensure a satisfying and invigorating conclusion, leaving a lasting impression of freshness and elegance.

Food Pairing: This Sauvignon Blanc pairs beautifully with a variety of dishes. Ideal pairings include fresh seafood like oysters, shrimp, and scallops, as well as grilled chicken, light salads, and goat cheese. It also complements vegetarian dishes such as asparagus, zucchini, and green bean salads, enhancing their fresh and vibrant flavors.

Overall: The Cakebread Cellars 2020 Sauvignon Blanc is a standout example of Napa Valley winemaking, offering a crisp and refreshing wine experience. With its vibrant nose, balanced palate, and refreshing finish, it is perfect for enjoying on a warm day or as a versatile pairing with a range of dishes. This Sauvignon Blanc delivers brightness, elegance, and memorable flavors.

Cakebread Cellars, Sauvignon Blanc
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