2014 Gallegos Sauvignon Blanc
This opulent wine opens with aromas of honeydew melon, papaya, and hints of fresh cut pineapple. It is crisp and refreshing, perfect for a warm summer day.
The Napa Valley estate where our grapes are grown is 1628 acres of natural beauty, with over 200 acres of sustainably farmed vineyards. The two valleys are split by the highest point on Sage Canyon Road, topping out at almost 2800 feet in elevation, the valley floors rest at 800 feet above sea level. Somerston is 8 miles east of Rutherford east of the Chiles Valley appellation in Napa Valley. Its diverse soils, microclimates, and exposures are perfect for growing world-class grapes. This remarkable property has several spring fed lakes, natural soda springs, and several acres dedicated to farming of fruit trees, vegetables, herbs, and gardens.
Our Sauvignon Blanc opens with aromas of honeydew melon, papaya, and hints of fresh cut pineapple. The layers of flavor are accented with pear fruit and a light, sweet oak firewood notes. Notes of crisp apple and cinnamon allow you to enjoy a long finish and crisp lemongrass after taste. This wine is best served with a slight chill and paired with a warm, relaxing summer evening, close friends and family.