Matanzas Creek Winery - Alexander Valley - Sauvignon Blanc
Overview:Matanzas Creek is located in the remote, but breathtakingly beautiful Bennett Valley region of Sonoma County. Since its launch in 1977, the winery has built its reputation on Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot – two varieties that thrive in Sonoma’s temperate climate. Matanzas Creek also produces limited quantities of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Bordeaux-style reds. All of the winery’s fruit comes from sustainably-farmed, estate vineyards scattered throughout the mild interior and cool coastal AVAs of the county. In addition to its wines, Matanzas Creek is also famous for their spectacular lavender gardens.
Tasting Notes: Pale straw color aromas & flavors. Exhibits ripe honeydew melon, passion fruit, and ruby grapefruit with complimenting flavors of fresh pineapple, guava, lemon blossom, wild lily, and a touch of honey suckle. On the palate, Crisp natural acidity, medium mouthfeel, slight brininess that lends well to food pairing
Pairing:Oysters on the Half Shell!, Grilled Halibut with a Pineapple or Mango Salsa
Points:91 points, KE
Format / ABV: 750 ml/13.8
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