Grgich Hills Estate Grown Dry Sauvignon Blanc Fume Blanc Napa Valley
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83 Ratings
Grgich Hills Estate Grown Dry Sauvignon Blanc Fume Blanc Napa Valley

Wine Details

Wine Description

(From 2012 Vintage) Aroma: Apricot, peach, ripe melon, guava, pear, orange, pineapple, pink grapefruit, yellow bell pepper, oak. Palate: Grapefruit, apple, melon, citrus, lemon grass, pepper, grassy, chewy, bold, great acidity & minerality, well balanced. Finish: Hint of grapefruit, lemon pie, passion fruit, strawberry, spice, tart, dry, crisp, well done, beautiful.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) Grgich Hills Fumé Blanc is estate grown, meaning they control everything from the ground to the bottle. They feel this is essential to achieve the kind of quality, balance and consistency that is Grgich Hills' hallmark. The 2005 Fumé Blanc displays classic varietal flavors of grapefruit, lemongrass and a touch of minerality, a full mouth feel and long finish. This versatile, flavorful white wine is a great companion to a wide variety of food flavors and textures. "Here is a big, potent Fume tha...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/07
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 8/07
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 12/07
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker