Original
31 Ratings
Illumination Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley

Wine Details

Style

White

Wine Description

Intrigued with making a white wine from Quintessa, Agustin Huneeus planted a small plot of Sauvignon Blanc at the estate in 2002. Illumination first emanated from this little vineyard, its rays penetrating the palates of sommeliers, friends and guests who requested it for their own cellars. He now shares this limited production wine with kindred spirits seeking illumination via wines that express their place of origin.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2014 Vintage) 2014 Illumination exudes bright tropical fruit aromas that intermingle with notes of fresh herbs, orange blossom and stone fruit. On the palate, a luscious interplay of exotic Asian pear, papaya, lime, orange zest and a hint of minerality. The finish is bright, creamy and refreshing.

Blend: 52% Sauvignon Blanc Musqué, 32% Sauvignon Blanc, 16% Semillon

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    Wonderful! Bright and refreshing. Perfect on this Spring day.

    over 2 years
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    Sauvignon blanc. Crisp, refreshing with citrus fruit notes

    over 2 years
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    delicious light floral

    almost 3 years
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    White ar julios

    over 2 years