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SOLD OUTJoullian 1997 Sauvignon Blanc

Featured in our Gold Wine of the Month Club

Monterey AVA
Gold Medal and Best of Class — New World International Competition
87 Points — Wine Spectator magazine
Silver Medal — Dallas Morning News
Bronze Medal — Riverside International Wine Competition
Bronze Medal — California State Fair
Best of Class Offering — Gold Medal Wine Club
 
Appellation
Carmel Valley, Monterrey AVA
Grapes
76% Sauvignon Blanc, 24% Semillon
Aged
5 Months in French & American Oak
Alcohol
13.6%
Sweetness Level
Dry


Another Best of Class offering by the Gold Medal Wine Club! This delectable Joullian Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc earned top honors at Jerry Mead’s, New World International Wine Competition.

Made in a Bordeaux style, this wine exhibits toasty and peachy aromas with a slight hint of floral and spiciness. The flavors are concentrated with layers of melon and citrus, complemented by nuances of fig and honey. It’s rich, bright and full-flavored finish yield more citrus and exotic fruit with a tinge of oak and mineral.

The Wine Spectator rated this wine a lofty 87 points, with notes of “. . .melon and peach, couched in a velvety, plush-textured frame. On the moderate finish, a hint of tangy mineral remains, adding balance.” This is a versatile wine to be enjoyed with all types of shellfish, such as: shrimp, crab or mussels. Unlike many typical Sauvignon Blancs, enjoy this nicely structured wine for another 5 to 7 years. 76% Sauvignon Blanc, 24% Semillon..

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