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Accendo Cellars Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley 2017

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Price: $75.00

 
*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“The 2017 Sauvignon Blanc is 14% Sémillon and 4% Musque clone, with the rest made up of Sauvignon Blanc. The nose offers up expressive green guava, fresh pineapple and green apple scents with hints of honeysuckle, white peaches and chalk dust plus a waft of coriander seed. Medium-bodied with a lovely satiny texture, the palate delivers mouth-filling tropical and stone fruit flavors with great freshness and a compelling chalkiness to the finish.” - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Background
Accendo Cellars is Bart and Daphne Araujo’s new project, following the incredible success and eventual sale of Araujo Estate, now known as Eisele Vineyard after the property’s jewel vineyard that dates back to the 1800s, which was purchased by Francois Pinault of Chateau Latour fame in 2013. So, what could the Araujo’s possibly do for a follow-up act to reestablishing one of Napa Valley’s most historic, iconic single vineyards? They decided to take inspiration from another era in Napa’s rich history—that of the mid-twentieth century, when blending wines from vineyards throughout the valley was the norm. They have thus far selected to work with several vineyards, including Sleeping Lady, Vine Hill Ranch and Oakville Ranch, to produce their first efforts. The blending process is overseen by none other than master-blender Michel Rolland. 
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Kevin Bacons

*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“The 2017 Sauvignon Blanc is 14% Sémillon and 4% Musque clone, with the rest made up of Sauvignon Blanc. The nose offers up expressive green guava, fresh pineapple and green apple scents with hints of honeysuckle, white peaches and chalk dust plus a waft of coriander seed. Medium-bodied with a lovely satiny texture, the palate delivers mouth-filling tropical and stone fruit flavors with great freshness and a compelling chalkiness to the finish.” - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Background
Accendo Cellars is Bart and Daphne Araujo’s new project, following the incredible success and eventual sale of Araujo Estate, now known as Eisele Vineyard after the property’s jewel vineyard that dates back to the 1800s, which was purchased by Francois Pinault of Chateau Latour fame in 2013. So, what could the Araujo’s possibly do for a follow-up act to reestablishing one of Napa Valley’s most historic, iconic single vineyards? They decided to take inspiration from another era in Napa’s rich history—that of the mid-twentieth century, when blending wines from vineyards throughout the valley was the norm. They have thus far selected to work with several vineyards, including Sleeping Lady, Vine Hill Ranch and Oakville Ranch, to produce their first efforts. The blending process is overseen by none other than master-blender Michel Rolland. 



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Accendo

Vineyard Designate

AVA

Region Napa Valley