2018 Fact Sheet Zanon Sauvignon Blanc Dry Creek Valley
2018 Zanon Sauvignon Blanc
Dry Creek Valley
The Sauvignon Blanc vineyards are located in the scenic and bucolic setting of the historic Dry Creek Valley. This pedigreed region has long been known for great Sauvignon Blanc. The vineyards unique combination of soil, sun, and fog help retain the clean flavors, luscious ripe fruit, and exceptional acidity.
Appellation: Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, CA
Aging: None in oak. 3 months in stainless steel tanks
The 2018 growing season was blessed with warm weather and mild temperatures allowing the grapes to reach full ripeness with balanced acids. Harvest began at the end of August and lasted 2 weeks. The grapes exhibited excellent quality, intense aromas, and bright acids. Temperature controlled fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks to ensure true varietal flavors. This wine was bottled a few months after harvest without any oak aging or malolactic fermentation to capture its purity and refreshing essence.
Zanon Sauvignon Blanc is made in the classic crisp and refreshing Dry Creek Valley style. Aromas of Meyer lemon with nuances of freshly cut grass mingle with flavors of passionfruit, green apple, and grapefruit. This 100% Sauvignon Blanc wine should be enjoyed upon release or within 1-2 years as no aging is required.