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Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Wine Review

Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Rutherford, Napa Valley California, United States

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $35.95

Drink: 2017-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Frog's Leap

Agent: Rogers & Company

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Intense lemon vibrancy on the nose and palate, which also offers green apple tartness. Assertive mouth-watering acidity. Crisp and refreshing with nuances of long wispy grass in a fresh spring rain. Finishes with green apple and lime tang. Try it with vegetarian dishes. This Californian Sauvignon Blanc is produced by a winery founded in 1981 by John Williams and Larry Turley. The grapes are dry farmed and it shows here in the depth and complexity of this wine.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: bell peppers, cheeses, shellfish, Caesar salad, corned beef and cabbage.

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This Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc 2016 was reviewed on October 30, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Zesty and fresh! Mouthwatering acidity, crisp, tart mouthfeel. Lemongrass, lime zest, zesty green apple on the palate. Medium body, balanced and wound up for enjoyment. Pair with fried breaded calamari and a lemon drizzle with tzatziki. Tasted 2016 vintage in Oct 2017. 91 points. BespokeTastings
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Beautifully balanced, and reminds me of a warm summer day. Mellow grassy notes, fresh lemon-lime with a soft herbaceous finish. Bright, mouthwatering acidity that manages to not overwhelm. Nice body and a long finish makes this wine perfect for food. Try with chicken stuffed with brie and asparagus
or any shellfish.
From Frog's Leap in the Napa Valley this Sauvignon Blanc comes from the Rutherford AVA in Napa California. This SB is intense ripe apple, lime-citrus zest and fresh mowed hay on the nose and palate. The wine is nervy with acidity. Perfect pairing with a hot summer day. - Community Wine Reviews

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