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Joseph Phelps Sauvignon Blanc 750 2013
Sku: 96163
PHELPS JOSEPH WINERY 2013 PHELPS JOSEPH SAUVIGNON BLANC "Shows plenty of intensity to the green apple, lemon and lime flavors, with hints of nectarine and peach. Bright, crisp and refresh ...more
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Country: United States
Region: California
Sub-Region: Napa County
Appellation: Napa Valley
Grape Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Type: Still wine
Reg. 34.99
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A full-bodied, balanced Sauvignon Blanc, this wine shows fresh, fruity, slightly grassy aromas and multi-layered flavors of melon, fig and tropical fruit offset by a touch of oak, ending a clean, citrusy finish.

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PHELPS JOSEPH WINERY 2013 PHELPS JOSEPH SAUVIGNON BLANC "Shows plenty of intensity to the green apple, lemon and lime flavors, with hints of nectarine and peach. Bright, crisp and refreshing, with a lemongrass note on the finish. Drink now." Wine Spectator 89 points (2012 vintage)
Wine maker notes
The grapes are harvested and pressed, with a minimum of 50 percent of the must fermented in new or older French oak barrels followed by three to five months lees contact. The remaining juice is fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Between 20 and 30 percent of the wine is aged for approximately five months in oak barrels before being blended, lightly filtered and bottled.

Producer
In the late 60s, Joseph Phelps was running one of the largest construction companies in the U.S. when he won the bid to build Souverain Winery (now Rutherford Hill) located a few miles outside of St. Helena. Enamored with the beautiful Napa Valley and contemplating a career change, in 1973 he bought the 600-acre Connolly cattle ranch in Spring Valley, and began planting vineyards. The winery was completed in 1974 and that same year the first Syrah was made, the first grapes were crushed at the new facility and the first Insignia was produced. It was a period of unparalleled activity, creativity, ingenuity, entrepreneurship and risk-taking and it put Joe Phelps on the map of top Napa Valley wine producers. Nearly four decades later, the flagship wine, Insignia, is recognized as one of the world’s great wines. Twenty nine of 34 vintages have been rated ninety or more points by various wine publications. The 2002 vintage was awarded “Wine of the Year” by Wine Spectator Magazine. Over the years, the goal of becoming 100% estate grown resulted in carefully planned acquisitions of prime vineyards in the Napa Valley. Today, the Phelps estate consists of the Spring Valley Home Ranch outside of St. Helena, Banca Dorada in Rutherford, Las Rocas and Barboza vineyards in Stags Leap, Yountville Vineyard in Oak Knoll, Suscol Vineyard in South Napa and Backus Vineyard in Oakville.

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