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Frogs Leap Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc 2018

13% abv

Some argue that the third year of well-below average rainfall is the culprit but, ironically it is more likely that the cool, damp weather during pollination was truly to blame. Whatever the cause, the yield in 2015 was significantly lower than average. Looking on the bright side; however, lower yields usually go hand in hand with intense aromas and concentrated flavours.
Intense aromas of white flowers with hints of ripe peach literally fill the glass and elevate your expectation of the crisp, minerally flavors to follow. Certainly ready to enjoy now but I believe a little patience—perhaps a few months or a year—will yield a wine that can hold its own with any of the great aromatic whites of the world.

£27.00inclusive of Duty and VAT

Limited stock, only 2 remaining

organicbiodynamic

Frog's Leap Winery is happily ensconced at the historic Red Barn property in Rutherford. This grand and Welcoming building was originally built as a winery in 1884. It is now not only home to some of the Napa Valley's best wines but also to what has to be the wine world's best motto - "Time's fun when you're having flies!"

John Williams fell in love with wine in the early 1970’s while a student, before meeting Larry Turley at his property in Napa Valley, a former frog raising farm. The pair soon decide to start a winery together. Touching base with Warren Winiarski, Larry's friend and founder of Stag's Leap Winery, John was soon commuting between UC Davis for his studies and Stag's Leap for work, keeping cellar notes and helping to bottle as the only employee of the winery.

Situated at the Frog Farm with the influence of John's educative experience at Stag's Leap, amongst other wineries, the Frog's Leap label is born. After graduating from UC Davis and working at Glenora Wine Cellars before becoming head winemaker at Spring Mountain, 1981 saw Frog's Leap winery make its first wines: Sauvignon Blanc and Zinfandel with grapes purchased from Spottswoode.

Reference #:
13213
Strength
13 ABV
Bottles per Case
12 bottles
Grapes
Sauvignon Blanc
Organic
Yes
Biodynamic
Yes
Vegan
No
Vegetarian
No
Sparkling
No

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We use leading carrier DPD, providing a Track and Trace Next Day Service.

All orders confirmed by us before 12 noon will be eligible for next day delivery. Exact delivery date is dependent on collation of your order and will be confirmed to you in a subsequent email from you order confirmation.

Deliveries are normally between 09.00 and 17.00 Tuesday to Friday and a signature is required on receipt of delivery. (We do not ship on a Friday for Monday delivery unless specfically requested to do so).

If you are out a card is left, with an instruction to call the local depot to re-arrange delivery. Alternatively you can inform us to “leave safe”, “leave with a neighbour”, “leave in garage” etc. and we will pass this information onto the courier. Please remember that, in accordance with our Terms & Conditions, alcohol will only be left with persons over 18 Years Old.

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