Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc

Cakebread Cellars

Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc

Certified Sustainable, Organic or Biodynamic Green Certified

Region: America / California / Napa Valley

The Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc grapes come from top vineyards throughout Napa Valley, including Estate ranches in Carneros, southeastern Napa, Rutherford and Calistoga. The superb fruit from these sites produces a rich, complex Sauvignon Blanc that is simultaneously fresh, crisp and zesty. The wine is a blend of 90% Sauvignon Blanc with 6% Semillon and 4% Sauvignon Musqué, an especially aromatic clone of sauvignon blanc. Grapes are harvested during the cool nighttime hours to fully capture their fresh, pure flavors and bright acidity. Whole-cluster-pressing of the fruit maximizes varietal intensity while minimizing the extraction of astringent compounds from the skins. 80% of the juice ferments in stainless steel tanks and 20% in neutral French oak barrels to produce a deep, vibrant expression of Sauvignon Blanc. The wine ages five months in neutral French oak barrels before bottling and an additional three months in bottle before release.

92 Points

Ken's Wine

2014 vintage
#2 Most Popular Sauvignon Blanc

Wine & Spirits

2012 vintage
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tasting note

Bright, super-fresh aromas of sweet citrus, melon, guava and white flowers introduce pure, vibrant flavors of grapefruit, guava, gooseberry, fleshy melon and white peach, with a refreshing minerality invigorating the wine’s long, crisp finish. This Napa Valley classic will age gracefully for 3-5 years.

food pairing

An ideal aperitif, this pairs with your favorite salad, seafood, poultry and vegetable dishes.

points of distinction

  • A brisk, lively, melon and citrus-flavored Sauvignon Blanc
  • Very versatile as an aperitif or with fish, poultry, pasta, salads
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“Our emphasis on fruit quality captures the expression of grapefruit, citrus, kiwi, guava, lime and melon in the wine.”

– Julianne Laks, Winemaker

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