Enjoy a crisp Sauvignon Blanc from Groth Vineyards to start your summer festivities!

Enjoy a crisp Sauvignon Blanc from Groth Vineyards to start your summer festivities!

“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine… it’s summertime!” –Kenny Chesney
With Memorial Day hailing the unofficial start of summer in the U.S., I would like to share a review of a crisp Sauvignon Blanc. Groth’s Sauvignon Bland utilizes Sémillon grape stock from France. As you join friends and family members for impromptu cookouts, consider adding the 2014 Groth’s Sauvignon Blanc (www.grothwines.com) to your list of wines for summer sipping.
Napa Valley is well known for growing microclimates. The winemakers at Groth Vineyards and Winery are masterful at using grapes from multiple locations with temperature variations.
Warm climates in the Oakville California vineyard produced Sauvignon Blanc grapes that matured with hints of citrus flavor. Bordeaux stock of Sémillon grapes blended from cooler areas in the vineyard provide a little sweetness to a dry white wine. Groth’s Sauvignon Blanc does not disappoint. It is crisp with an early melon taste and smell that finishes up with mild hints of herbs. The combined tastes lightly linger after you take a sip.

                                            Groth’s Sauvignon Blanc

The winemaking trio of Director Michael Weis, Cameron Parry and Eric Fidel use whole cluster pressing to produce the soft fruity taste. The wine is allowed to ferment in natural oak barrels for 5 months, using a process known as sur lie.
PositiveVines‘ HelpfulTip : “Sur lie” aging is a technique that allows the wines to age with residual yeasts. This is done to extract additional flavors that may be missed by filtering the wine at the start of the fermentation process.
Groth’s Sauvignon Blanc is straw-like in color. It can be paired with grilled seafood, fresh fruits and cheeses and a variety of chicken and salad dishes. It is an outstanding value at an average of $20 per bottle. The next time that you are shopping for great values in wines pick up a few bottles of this Sauvignon Blanc to have on hand.

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