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2020 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley

Groth Sauvignon Blanc has long been a showcase of our region’s great potential for this varietal, and the 2020 vintage continues the tradition of putting Napa Valley sunshine in a bottle. This wine is supple and complex — and always inviting of another glass.

Recipe Pairing: Rockfish Ceviche

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2020 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

Brilliant pale gold in color with fresh, vibrant aromas of grapefruit and tangerine, white peach, tropical mango, kiwi, and a hint of lemon blossom throughout. Opening with a sweet, juicy citrus acidity, the palate is richly weighted, showing layers of grapefruit, pear, lemon meringue, honeydew melon, and a crisp, refreshing lime zest finish.

Accolades

"Ripe, juicy flavors of peach, apricot and mango are fleshy and appealing, with terrific intensity on the finish, where matcha green tea, spice and tangerine notes linger."

Wine Spectator

93
Wine Enthusiast
92
Wine Spectator

Wine Specs

Varietal Composition
83% Sauvignon Blanc, 17% Semillon
Fermentation
93% neutral oak barrels, three months sur lie aging; 7% stainless-steel tanks
Appellation
Napa Valley
Vintage
2020
Alcohol
13.9%

Vineyard

This wine is produced from grapes grown on our Oakville Estate, as well as from select grower vineyards representing a range of microclimates in Napa Valley. The warmer areas give us Sauvignon Blanc with melon and citrus characteristics in both aroma and flavor. The cooler areas provide fruit with a solid, crisp backbone that gives the wine an exciting liveliness and balances the rich creaminess from sur lie aging. The Semillon is grown on our Oakville Estate, and it contributes roundness and weight to the mouthfeel.

Pairing

The crisp, clean acidity and lush fruit of this Sauvignon Blanc will nicely complement most lighter preparations of fish. But don’t stop there, as this wine will partner well with most shellfish, including raw oysters and sushi. It will also complement white meats and is more than up to the challenge as a match with Asian cuisine, and the bolder spicy curried dishes. You can dress this wine up or dress it down, and it will pair beautifully with summer afternoons, good friends and good conversation.

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Shipping Information

Where can you ship to?

All states except AL, AR, DE, IN, LA, MS, OK, RI, UT, WV and WY. Please note it remains illegal to ship wine to any community in the state of Kentucky that prohibits the local sale of alcohol ("dry communities").

When will I receive my wine?

Ground shipping orders will arrive in 7-10 business days. Orders with Overnight, 2-Day and 3-Day shipping will ship the same business day if placed by 9 a.m. Pacific. We do not ship over the weekend.

When will I receive my tracking information?

Your tracking information will be emailed to you once your package is scanned and the wine is in transit.

GROTH WINE SOCIETY MEMBER SHIPPING RATES:

  • UPS Ground: $15 per order (included for Guild Premier and Founders members)
  • 2-Day Air via UPS or FedEx: $35 per order
  • UPS Summer Solution Overnight: $50 per case (minimum order of one case; available mid-May to mid-October)

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