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Gustavo Thrace Lodi Sauvignon Blanc 2005

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    This Sauvignon Blanc has a balanced acid level that is refreshing and clean, finishing with the flavors of pears, yellow straw and honey. Gustavo Thrace loves what the Mohr-Fry Ranch is doing in the vineyard so much that they have been using their fruit for 5 years. The fruit was harvested at 22.5 brix, French yeast was added and the wine was fermented and aged in small stainless steel tanks to preserve the crispness.

    Posted by caseyrae on December 28th, 2007 at 7:19pm | report comment

    Color: pale yellow

    Nose: Great nose of more subtle citrus and some more white fruit. Very refreshing, and not a knock-you-over acidic racer of a Sauv Blanc nose.

    Palate: Great balance is seen here, as well, with a nicely refreshing Sauv Blanc that doesn't try and overdo the grassiness and acidity that you can get with some Sauv Blanc's today (and which I also enjoy). Great white fruit like pear and peach are here, a little grapefruit, but no lime. Has a smoothness that counteracts the acidity to also make it more approachable.

    Posted by drxeno on January 1st, 2008 at 12:51am | report comment

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