2018 Pahlmeyer 'Jayson' Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley

$29.95
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"Sunshine in a glass"! That's what we have here folks! Aromas of tropical fruit, pineapple and spring flowers. A bright, clean palate that has prominent crisp green apple, wet stone and mineral. Framed in vibrant acidity. Love!

Jayson Pahlmeyer's mission from the outset has been clear: “industrial strength wines.” His megawatt personality is reflected in his wines, which regularly push the ripeness envelope. An absolute contrarian to the traditional “wine as a meal complement” philosophy, Jayson wants wines that are a meal unto themselves. The critics have noted his success with Robert Parker commenting “Things just seem to get better and better at Pahlmeyer, a long-standing, brilliant, remarkably consistent source for one of Napa's finest Merlots, Chardonnays, and Pinot Noirs.” There’s no question that these are wines that are built for maximum palate impact, but there’s substance behind the flash. While the grapes are picked ultra-ripe, they’re not out of balance. With Bibiana González Rave at the winemaking helm, the wines have never been better, and the Wayfarer project in Fort Ross is on the brink of becoming a new icon.

Varietal:
Sauvignon Blanc
Winemaker:
Jennifer Williams
Vintage:
2018
Oak Treatment:
Neutral French Oak
Appellation:
Napa Valley
Total Varietal Composition %:
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol %:
13.8%
SKU #:
1042215
Size:
750 ml Bottle