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2016 Martin Ray Winery Sauvignon Blanc "Russian River Valley"

Winery: Martin Ray Winery

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Russian River Valley"

Wine Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Region: Russian River Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $15

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: August 29, 2017

Wine Review: This almost clear colored Sauvignon Blanc from the Russian River opens with a very fragrant mango bouquet with hints of ruby grapefruit and spearmint. On the palate, this wine is light bodied, pleasantly acidic and mouthwatering. The flavor profile is a slightly tart grapefruit with notes of lemon and minerality. I also detected hints of tangerine and lime in the background. The finish is dry and refreshing. This Sauvignon Blanc would pair nicely with swordfish skewers. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Another stunning harvest, and another stunning year for our Sauvignon Blanc! This beautifully complex wine exhibits notes of tropical passionfruit, guava, and ripe pineapple, with delicious nectarine, and an earthy-citrus note of lemongrass. These flavors are intensified by the juicy, clean body and wrapped up with a zesty and concise finish. Food pairing: grilled calamari.

Organic status: not organic

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