HERITANCE SAUVIGNON BLANC, NAPA VALLEY

Taub Family Vineyards

APPELLATION

Napa Valley

GRAPE VARIETIES

92% Sauvignon Blanc, 8% Semillon

WINEMAKERS

Tom Hinde

TECHNICAL DATA

Acidity
3.57
Alcohol
14.2%

2018

90POINTS

Wine Spectator
OCTOBER 2019
2017

92POINTS

Wine Enthusiast
MARCH 2019
BACKGROUND

The Taub family’s roots in the California wine business date back to the days just following the end of Prohibition. Three generations of Taubs, starting with Martin Taub, have contributed to an illustrious and enterprising legacy in the wine and spirits trade. Heritance is the cornerstone Napa Valley winery from the Taub Family Vineyards. The name Heritance itself is fittingly derived, from a combination of ‘heritage’ and ‘inheritance’, signifying the start of a new tradition and the continuation of an enduring legacy. Heritance represents selections from the best sites in St. Helena, Yountville, Oakville, and Rutherford – including a single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from the heritage site Beckstoffer Vineyard Georges III. A commitment to classic Napa style, set Taub Family Vineyards wines apart and deeply root them in America’s best known wine region. The valley oak pictured on the label, a familiar part of any Napa landscape, further reinforces the wine’s connection with its provenance.

TERROIR & VINTAGE NOTES

This Sauvignon Blanc comes from vineyards in Yountville, Rutherford and St. Helena. The variety of soils, which are well drained and gravelly, as well as the climate in different parts of Napa Valley lends a rich complexity to this wine. The Semillon comes from the St. Helena AVA, grown in soil of well-drained gravel and alluvial-loam.

WINEMAKING

Taub Family Vineyards - Heritance Sauvignon Blanc is tropical fruit driven and stainless steel fermented. The 8% Semillon in the blend is in neutral oak for four months which gives it complexity and richness.

TASTING NOTES

Pale lemon-green color. On the nose, tropical fruit, citrus, and pineapple with floral hints. The palate shows nuances of melon, pear and citrus with a firm acidity and a smooth lingering finish. This wine is a very food friendly, especially for appetizers such as grilled vegetables, soft cheeses, fragrant salads and seafood.

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