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2015 Franciscan Estate Fountain Court White Blend Napa Valley Image

2015 Franciscan Estate Fountain Court White Blend Napa Valley

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SKU: 80000721-15

Wine Profile

Bursting with floral aromas of honeysuckle and jasmine followed by tropical notes of passionfruit, lychee, and guava emerge from the glass as the wine opens up. The pallet is full of sweet fruit with notes of white peach, passionfruit and lime.

Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Pale straw in appearance and bursting with floral aromas of honeysuckle and jasmine. Tropical notes of passionfruit, lychee, and guava emerge from the glass as the wine opens up. The palate is full of sweet fruit with notes of white peach, passionfruit and lime. Sweet notes round out the palate and give it length, while the acidity lifts the finish and leaves you wanting more. Honey and Meyer lemon linger on the finish. 66% Sauvignon Blanc and 34% Muscat
Vineyard Notes
Harvest 2015 was the earliest start ever for Franciscan, with Sauvignon Blanc arriving on July 29. Vineyards were off to a fast start after a very warm, dry spring. Cool temperatures during bloom led to a much smaller crop. With fewer grapes to ripen, vines quickly finished the maturation process. Though yields were lower than usual, fruit quality was high as warm, sunny days and cool evenings completed the ripening process. The Sauvignon Blanc from our Estate vineyard in Oakville was harvested on August 14. The Muscat Canelli is from the Stag's Leap District and was picked later in the season on September 23rd.
Winemaker Notes
At California's historic missions, a fountain was a symbol of welcoming and the promise of an oasis for travelers. Our Fountain Court wine is similarly welcoming for our guests. The predominant grape variety of this blend is Sauvignon Blanc – a white Bordeaux variety that provides a crisp, refreshing foundation, providing vibrant notes of lime and minerality. We blend in Muscat Canelli which adds terrific exotic fruit characters, body, floral notes, and a perception of sweetness. This allows our Fountain Court to pair beautifully with a range of culinary possibilities, from spicy barbeque to Thai and other Asian cuisines. This wine is a rich, friendly, approachable blend, perfect for picnics and gatherings with friends.
Wine Specs
Vintage
2015
Varietal
White Blend
Appellation
Napa Valley
Acid
6.8 g/L
pH
3.26
Fermentation
100% stainless steel tank
Residual Sugar
25.9 g/L
Alcohol %
12.5
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