Wente Vineyards Louis Mel Sauvignon Blanc 2014

£13.50 inc VAT

This Sauvignon Blanc has a beautiful straw color and aromas of guava, melon, gooseberry, citrus and lime. With crisp acidity and flavors of honeydew melon and pineapple, this wine delivers a long, refreshing finish.A French emigrant, Louis Mel traveled the western United States in the 1870̢???????́__̉??___́?___????????s seeking a place to make wines to rival the great French Crus. He found the ideal home in the Livermore Valley. Acquiring Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon cuttings from the Marquis de Lur-Saluces, owner of the famed Chateau Y̢???????́__̉??___́?___????????quem, he planted them in his vineyards. The Wente family acquired the Louis Mel estate in the 1930̢???????́__̉??___́?___????????s, where the descendants of these vines, located in the southern Livermore Valley, live in gravel and loam soils similar to the terroir of their native Bordeaux.

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Year:
2014
Alcohol:
13%
Volume:
750ml
Wine Maker:
Karl D. Wente
Grape %:
100% Sauvignon Blanc

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