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John Anthony Vineyards

2020 John Anthony Church Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

2020 John Anthony Church Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

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SKU: JA20JAVCUSB7

Tasting Notes:
"My first taste of Musqué clone grapes was with Larry Hyde in the early 80’s when I visited his vineyard with my father. Exceptionally flavorful and aromatic we planted just under two acres of it at our Church Vineyard estate in Carneros in 2003. Seventeen years later, the 2020 vintage is expressive with mango, orange stone fruit and sweet spice fragrances. Cantaloupe, cherimoya and Meyer lemon are broad on the palate with hints of tarragon and nougat. The delicate crème on the palate persists through noted minerality and a bright, acidic lift."

In the Vineyard:
Year Planted: 2003
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Clone: 80% Musque Clone and 20% Western Clone
Sub Appellation: Carneros
Vineyard: Church (4 acres, 2 acres planted to Musque)
Harvest Date: September 28th, 2020

In the Cellar:
Bottling: 199 Cases Produced
Fermentation: 30% New French Oak, 66% Leroi; 20% Stainless Steel; 40% malolactic fermentation
Coopers: Tonnellerie Quintessence, Demptos
Barrel Age: 3 months

Wine Specs
Vintage
2020
Varietal
Sauvignon Blanc
Appellation
Napa Valley
Alcohol %
14.9

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