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2017 Franciscan Fountain Court White Blend Napa Valley Image

2017 Franciscan Fountain Court White Blend Napa Valley

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SKU: 80000721-17

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Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Pale straw in color, bursting with honeysuckle, orange blossom, and tropical notes of pineapple and guava. Hints of lime zest complement the floral and sweet fruit notes. Beautiful, intense nose. Round, sweet fruit flavors of lush summer nectarine, ripe apricot skin, passionfruit and hints of mandarin orange. Wonderful fruit intensity and lightly honeyed edge, balanced by fresh, crisp acidity on the palate. 73% Sauvignon Blanc and 27% Muscat
Vineyard Notes
The 2017 vintage started with one of the wettest winters on record, rainfall exceeding 150% of normal. This was a welcome respite from the relatively dry previous vintages and filled reservoirs and soil profiles. The effect was happy, lush vines with vigorous growth during the spring and early summer months, putting harvest timing a bit later than normal. Temperatures during the summer were moderate and made for perfect ripening weather. The Sauvignon Blanc was harvested from our vineyard blocks in Oakville and Stag's Leap District August 22-24. The Muscat Canelli is also from Stag's Leap, and was picked slightly later, toward the end of the first week of September.
Winemaker Notes
The leading grape variety in this blend is Sauvignon Blanc – a white variety that calls both Bordeaux and the Loire Valley home. In our wine, it provides a crisp, refreshing foundation, contributing vibrant notes of lime and minerality. We blend in Muscat Canelli, which adds terrific exotic fruit and floral notes, body, and a perception of sweetness. This combination of the two varietals creates a wine that pairs beautifully with a range of culinary possibilities, from spicy Thai food to classic American barbeque. Our Fountain Court is a rich, delicious, approachable blend, perfect for picnics and gatherings with friends.
Wine Specs
White Blend
Napa Valley
6.6 g/L
100% Stainless steel
Residual Sugar
28.0 g/L
Alcohol %
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