Avalon Sauvignon Blanc 2010

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SKU 08242

750ml

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On the nose the wine shows aromatics of a slightly grassy note with plenty of citrus and tropical notes and a hint of minerality. The wine shows bright, pure flavors and good balance. The wine tastes of fresh pineapple and crisp grapefruit with a clean, crisp finish. The addition of Gewurztraminer contributes a subtle orange note to the wine on the back of the palate. A clean wine perfect for pairing with seafood dishes, grilled chicken or oysters.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Country California
Brand Avalon
Alcohol/vol 13%
  • wa87

Wine AdvocateThere are 10,000 cases of the 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, a 100% Sauvignon that is crisp and steely with notes of grapefruit, honeysuckle and lemon zest. Fresh, medium-bodied and surprisingly intense, this well-made, dry, impressive white should be consumed over the next year.

Robert Parker, August 2011
  • we84

Wine EnthusiastPretty green and unripe, but saved at the last minute by some rich citrus, apple and honeysuckle flavors. Finishes nice and dry and acidic.

Steve Heimoff, November 1, 2011
  • ws83

Wine SpectatorSimple and softly juicy, with lemon and apple notes and a peppery, herbal finish. Drink now.

MaryAnn Worobiec, 2012