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White Meritage

White Meritage Wine Details
Price: $19.99 per bottle

Description: A blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, this wine is typical of the style of the great white wines of Bordeaux. A crisp, clean wine imparting hints of gooseberry, balanced with a light vanilla oak finish. Excellent with salmon, trout and other seafood.

Varietal Definition
Sauvignon Blanc:
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California — at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety — and often assumes the moniker ‘Fume Blanc’. This popular synonym, credited to Napa’s Robert Mondavi, derives from the grape’s historic home of Pouilly in France’s Upper Loire Valley, where Sauvignon Blanc is the dominant varietal and goes locally by the name of ‘Blanc Fumé’. When treated with respect and afforded suitable growing conditions, Sauvignon Blanc is one of the wine world’s darlings. Steely, racy acidity, green, gooseberry fruit, asparagus and a grassy, herbaceous character characterize dry wines made from this grape.


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