2000 Rochioli Winery Sauvignon Blanc, Estate Grown, Russian River Valley

Producer: J Rochioli Vineyards & Winery
Vintage: 2000
Grape variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Origin: United States, California, Sonoma North
Appellation: Russian River Valley
Date tasted: 15 January 2004
Price when tasted: US$24.99

Tasting notes


<li> bright melon, grassy fruit <li> save it for 3-4 years <br /><br /> In the 1980s Rochioli earned cult status for its Pinot Noir, but this family winery has always done a superb job with Sauvignon Blanc. Its old vines provide unmistakable varietal c


All of the wine was combined and aged in French oak for five months. Otherwise, the winemaker keeps the winemaking to a minimum allowing the bright, melon, herbal, grassy fruit to shine through. Well balanced with lively acidity maintained through the lon

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