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Cuvée Sauvage

USA, Franciscan, Chardonnay, Cuvée Sauvage, Carneros, Napa Valley, California, 2010


Production methods of note: i) only wild, native vineyard yeasts used and ii) she was sur lie aged. N/ Wet steel and concrete, in the best way possible. Bright, fresh, dried hay. River rocks bleaching in the hot sun. Yellow tropicals. Solid Chardonnay nose, but with interesting toast, hay, and burlap nuances. Enough butterscotch and […]

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