(From 2014 Vintage) Clean, fresh and minerally. A transparent view into the soils of Rutherford. Femented and aged in stainless steel tankes to preserve the purity and distinctiveness of this noble grape. Lean and lively, the wine's low alcohol and balanced acid make for a totally engaging and pleasurable experience.
(From «nv» Vintage) This is a dry wine of substantial scale that carries itself well, as it retains a delicacy to complement food, not overwhelm. The alcohol is kept low, the acidity high, and the flavors crisp and refreshing.
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Appellation AmericaBless John Williams, the owner of Frog’s Leap. The guy is really trying to make low-key, well-made, delicious wines, without making a big splash; or without leaving a big footprint. This Sauvignon Blanc is emblematic of that philosophy. There are aromas of fresh lemon peel, while on the palate, it’s soft and lovely with a touch of sweet fruit in front. But the best thing about it, is that it finishes dry with good acidity (3.25 pH); and that it has only 12.7 (listed) alcohol; and it was made from organic grapes. Further, there was no oak used, only stainless steel to ferment it. The grapes were sourced read more...from all Rutherford vineyards, which included Galleron (63%), Navone (20), Leeds (9), and Rossi (9). Finally, there were 20,000 cases produced, so there should be enough to go around. Yippee! (hide)
Wine EnthusiastRating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast.