Napa meets New Zealand in this Kiwi-aroma Valley-palate Sauvignon Blanc. The aggressive nose launches white grapefruit, gooseberry, and a medium-sized cat. On the palate, cut grass, melon, lime, and white grapefruit come through. Grapefruit and lime linger. Mouth-feel is soft, slightly viscous, and acids bright. Drink with pan-fried trout. Recommended. 88 points. DBH

WHO: Miner
WHAT: Sauvignon Blanc
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WHERE: Napa Valley, CA
HOW MUCH: $22 (media sample)

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