"Bright and clear in the glass, this wine reveals aromas of grapefruit and Meyer lemon with hints of just ripe pineapple. Light-bodied but round in texture, the crisp acidity and a lively flavor of white peach and melon lead to a vibrant, fresh finish.
The 2022 vintage started off drier than usual, followed by unprecedented weather including hail in May, heat spikes in September, followed by rain. Despite these challenges, we persevered. Harvest started in early August, and the flurry of activity didn’t let up until all the grapes were off the vine. It was an exciting vintage, challenging our winemaking team with another year of lower than desired yields. Our winemaking team transformed the meager yields into wines with refreshing acidity, as well as striking balance of flavor and mouthfeel. Wines from this vintage are marked by freshness, opulence, intensity, and elegance, all at the same time.
The fruit for this Sauvignon Blanc was sourced from select vineyards; one in Southeast Napa Valley which lends the wine vibrant citrus notes, and the majority of the blend from a special vineyard in St. Helena, just across the road from the Culinary Institute of America which affords the wine luscious tropical fruit flavors – the hallmark of our Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc."