2012 Darioush Signature Sauvignon Blanc 'Sage Vineyard', Napa Valley

Our high altitude Sage Vineyard atop Mount Veeder has become a trusted source for our Signature Sauvignon Blanc. Nestled in a cool pocket that enjoys moderate yet consistent sun exposure, this three-acre block is profoundly influenced by cool breezes off the San Pablo Bay. Each year the Sauvignon Blanc grapes are gradually coaxed to ripeness, endowing this classic Bordeaux varietal with crisp purity, expressive fruit and refined elegance.

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95% Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Semillon
Darioush 'Sage' Estate Vineyard, Mount Veeder
Aged 6 months sur-lies in 20% new French oak, Burgundy cooperage
Steve Devitt
380 Cases

Tasting Notes:

Vivid and captivating notes of fresh orange peel, tangerine and kumquat define the impressive aromatics of our 2012 Signature Sauvignon Blanc, with softer hints of kiwi and honeydew melon playing a supporting role. Similar flavors fill the mouth with piercing intensity, and there’s a flinty note that stands out among rounder flavors of lemon custard and guava. With the power and concentration only a great vintage can provide, this is a pure, fresh and beautifully focused example of Sauvignon Blanc at its finest..

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