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Arkenstone Sauvignon Blanc Howell Mtn. Estate 2014

Rating

CWA96

RP95

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Price: $82.00

 
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Arkenstone crafts their wines from ultra-concentrated mountain fruit, resulting in a Sauvignon Blanc of rare elegance and depth. If you think you know this varietal, you may want to reacquaint yourself by test-driving this perfect example of the new breed of Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc. Trust us, this beauty will elevate almost any seafood dish and enhance happy hour tonight or any night!

95 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
“The 2014 Sauvignon Blanc Estate, 92% Sauvignon Blanc and 7% Semillon, was fermented in equal parts new French oak, used French oak and a concrete egg. The wine is a killer example of this blend. It spent 18 months in barrel prior to being bottled. There are 630 cases. With terrific fruit intensity, fabulous aromatics of honeysuckle, fig, caramelized citrus, melons and an almost waxiness, this beautiful, precise, incredibly pure, medium-bodied Sauvignon Blanc is super-intense and a real big-time winner. Drink it over the next 4-5 years, although it’s purest certainly in its exuberant youth because of the aromatic fireworks.” 

96 Points - California Wine Advisors
“An ultra-expressive wine that shows off plenty of power and elegance. The bouquet is dominated by gorgeous aromas of melon, kiwi, grapefruit pith and tropical fruit. The palate is impeccably balanced and showcases intense flavors of guava, passion fruit, lemon citrus and hibiscus. There’s so much to love here right now, it will be best enjoyed in the next 4-5 years.”
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Free ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Arkenstone crafts their wines from ultra-concentrated mountain fruit, resulting in a Sauvignon Blanc of rare elegance and depth. If you think you know this varietal, you may want to reacquaint yourself by test-driving this perfect example of the new breed of Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc. Trust us, this beauty will elevate almost any seafood dish and enhance happy hour tonight or any night!

95 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
“The 2014 Sauvignon Blanc Estate, 92% Sauvignon Blanc and 7% Semillon, was fermented in equal parts new French oak, used French oak and a concrete egg. The wine is a killer example of this blend. It spent 18 months in barrel prior to being bottled. There are 630 cases. With terrific fruit intensity, fabulous aromatics of honeysuckle, fig, caramelized citrus, melons and an almost waxiness, this beautiful, precise, incredibly pure, medium-bodied Sauvignon Blanc is super-intense and a real big-time winner. Drink it over the next 4-5 years, although it’s purest certainly in its exuberant youth because of the aromatic fireworks.” 

96 Points - California Wine Advisors
“An ultra-expressive wine that shows off plenty of power and elegance. The bouquet is dominated by gorgeous aromas of melon, kiwi, grapefruit pith and tropical fruit. The palate is impeccably balanced and showcases intense flavors of guava, passion fruit, lemon citrus and hibiscus. There’s so much to love here right now, it will be best enjoyed in the next 4-5 years.”

Winery Arkenstone

Vineyard Designate

AVA

Region Napa Valley