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Rodney Strong Wine Estates Charlotte's Home Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Rodney Strong Wine Estates Charlotte's Home Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Rodney Strong Wine Estates Charlotte's Home Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 5
Price: $18.95
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Alcohol: 13.5%

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Rodney Strong Wine Estates

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

People recognize Rodney Strong as a benchmark producer mostly centered on Sonoma and the Russian River area.  Mostly centered around growing Cabs and Chardonnays, this wine is a slight departure for that area.  
Pale yellow, with green hints.
Aromas of white fleshed peach, lemon and lime.  Cut grass chlorophyll note. Very fresh, indeed.
The flavours are somewhat more tropical. Key lime, grapefruit, guava, green tea, and melon.
Sauvignon Blanc requires a reductive treatment to preserve it's vitality and freshness.  This wine demonstrates that concept very well.  The production methods would be very similar to that of New Zealand or other warm, new world climates.  Obviously, the taste is a bit different because of climate.  This Sauv is in the same family of styles as Kiwi Sauv, but with more body and less piercing acidity.  If you like New Zealand, give this a try. If you like Cali, give this a try. If you like a nice wine to pair with light fare... Give this a try.


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