The 2011 growing season offered one of our finest vintages for this grape in recent memory, producing a classic expression of Duckhorn Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc.
9 Napa Valley appellations
Varietal Content 76% Sauvignon Blanc 24% Sémillon Cooperage 100% French Oak Château-style barrels (60 Gallons) 15% Barrel-fermented in new oak
The aromas are fresh and enticing with bright citrus layers supported by subtle undertones of papaya and green mango. On the palate, the tropical notes come to the forefront with rich, lush layers of guava, passion fruit and lychee, as well as hints of herbs and lemon zest.
Released: April 2012
September 2 — October 1, 2011
0.60 g/100 ml titratable acidity
5 months sur lie
21 days fermentation at 50° F