Merryvale Starmont Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Merryvale, Napa Valley, Starmont, Sauvignon Blanc 2008 There is a bright sense of satsuma and grapefruit through and through with a nice touch of capsicum. The wine is crisp, with a little petillance, very fresh and very long – nice. 4% Semillon augments the Sauvignon and 70% of the wine was fermented in French oak, 5% of which was new. P&B in Napa 13.5% $18, purchased at the winery in St. Helena during a visit there yesterday Starmont

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Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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