On the nose, it offers captivating aromas of lemon zest, pink grapefruit, and passion fruit with underlying lemon oil and peach nuances from the Sémillon.
The palate is taut, expressive, and beautifully textured – very distinct from most modern Napa Valley Sauvignon Blancs. Gorgeous fresh citrus fruits and a creamy texture dominate the back palate, leading to a rounded and balanced finish.
Kerr Cellars Sauvignon Blanc vineyard is located in the back blocks of the cool and famed Napa Valley AVA of Carneros. Fruit from this vineyard typically exhibits a generous fruit profile due to the sand and loam subsoil and the granite bedrock that is scattered throughout. Aromas of grapefruit, lemon oil and fresh-cut basil leaves are hallmarks of this exquisite piece of dirt. Warm days and cool night is the key to the ripening cycle of this magnificent vineyard.
Whole cluster pressed
Barrel fermented in 100% French oak, 10% new oak and aged 9 months sur lie.
Glinting straw in color with starlight hues.
Pair this exceptionally balanced and layered wine with veal or pork in creamy mustard sauces, garlic and herb-roast chicken, or a Lebanese falafel tabbouleh.