Original
23 Ratings
Chateau St. Jean Fume Blanc

Wine Details

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2006 Vintage) This Fumé Blanc is Sauvignon Blanc blended with a small amount of Semillon and Viognier. The components remained separate throughout the winemaking process and were blended together to add complexity to the final wine. The majority of the wine (74%) was tank fermented to retain the forward fruit flavors. The remaining 26% of the blend was barrel fermented in a combination of French (16%) and American oak (10%) and aged sur lie. "Crisp and refreshing, this Fumé Blanc offers fragrant aromas of gre...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1997 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/99
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1998 Vintage)
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 2001 Vintage)