Posts tagged: Sauvignon Blanc

Powerful, broad, complex 95 Point White = FREE SHIPPING

A childhood dream, let’s hook up when we are all grown up and start a winery together. That is the story of two brothers (John & Steve Dragonette) and their good buddy Brandon Sparks-Gillis. They teamed up to pursue their live-long dream to make wine. While working at wineries like Sine Qua Non, Torbreck, Fiddlehead […]

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SHARED NOTES, THE TWO BEST SAUVIGNON BLANCS FROM CALIFORNIA EVER, BAR NONE!

Shared Notes is a winemaking joint-venture between wife and husband, Bibiana Gonzalez Rave (Cattleya, and former Pahlmeyer & Wayfarer winemaker) and Jeff Pisoni (Pisoni, Lucia, Luli, etc. winemaker). Both had early desires of making wine, and spent most of their lives doing so. The year 2012, however, marked the first vintage that they produced together. […]

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A 95 Point Napa Perennial Stunner by Philippe Melka UNDER $45

Winemaker Philippe Melka again crafted a stellar wine from Lail’s Totem Estate vineyard in Coombsville.  Philippe Melka says: “The Blueprint Sauvignon Blanc 2018 has intense aromas of mango, nectarine, honeysuckle, pineapple and lime zest. Adding further intrigue and complexity are flavors of yellow peach, vanilla, honeydew melon and Bosc pear. Exhibiting classic varietal energy and […]

Wednesday January 27th, 2021 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on A 95 Point Napa Perennial Stunner by Philippe Melka UNDER $45

Message in a bottle… Spells… VALUE

Bibiana González Rave is the founder and winemaker of Cattleya Wines. She is also the wife of star winemaker Jeff Pisoni.  Born and raised in Colombia and trained as a winemaker in France, she moved to California in 2007 to settle into making extraordinary wines. In her words: “Since my early teenage years, my dream […]

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4 x 95 Point Rated White = FREE SHIPPING

  Dragonette Cellars 2018 Grassini Sauvignon Blanc GGWC 54.99 FREE SHIPPING on 6 Use code DRAGON18SB during checkout OK to mix & match with other Dragonette Sauvignon Blanc Jeb Dunnuck 95 Points: “More steely, grassy notes emerge from the 2018 Sauvignon Blanc Grassini Family Vineyard, a much smaller production release that saw 16 months in […]

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Super Sauvignon from Hedonistic Producer

  In 1972, Jack and Mary Novak purchased the original “Spottswoode” property  In 1977, when Mary Weber Novak’s husband passed away unexpectedly, leaving her with five young children and a newly replanted vineyard, she became one of the first women to run a major Napa Valley wine-growing estate. In the years since, through her hard […]

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Sauvignon of the Year by Scarecrow winemaker… A must have!

Celia has earned many great accolades as the winemaker of Scarecrow, Corra, Rewa, Castiel, Barbour, Keever and many other wineries. This latest Sauvignon Blanc, the Keever 2019 vintage is probably the best to come from this estate ever.  Unfortunately a very small production! Keever 2019 Sauvignon Blanc “Estate” Napa Valley    GGWC 37.99 FREE SHIPPING […]

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An UNDER $40 Celia Welch Wine!!

Celia Welch does not need an intro, but in case you wouldn’t know who she is – She’s the brainchild (i.e. the amazing winemaker) behind the following highly rated and highly regarded wineries:   Corra, Barbour,  Keever, 2480, Kelly Fleming, Bucella, etc.).  For the past couple of years she’s been involved with a new project […]

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BEST VALUE SAUV BLANC IN THE WEST, by the Winemaker of the Year!

Winemaker of the Year, Bibiana Gonzales Rave writes: “This Sauvignon Blanc is a true expression of the influence of the Pacific Ocean breezes in Sonoma County’s grape-growing region. Zesty and bright, the exceptional intensity of lemon zest, grapefruit, verbena and citrus blossoms aromatics are an impressive aperture to a gorgeous mouthfeel with centered acidity and […]

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Blind Tasting Winner (95 Points)

In a recent blind  Sauvignon Blanc tasting a small Santa Barbara winery surprised us against some big guns! The Line-up: Jonata “Flor” 95 Points Peter Michael “l’Apres Midi” 94 Points Kamen 94 Points Spottswoode “Mary’s Block” 95 Points Bevan “Dry Stack” 95 Points Arkenstone 94 Points Dragonette “Vogelzang” 95 Points The Winner among our 15 […]

Wednesday October 23rd, 2019 in , , , , , | Comments Off on Blind Tasting Winner (95 Points)