This rich Sauvignon Blanc is softened around the edges with the addition of small amounts of Sauvignon Musque and Sauvignon Gris. The color is pale straw. The nose is soft and rich, crème brûlée and melon. White peaches and honeydew melon show on the palate, lime peeks through on the mid-palate. Vanilla and cantaloupe come out on the finish. Drink with fried chicken. Recommended. 88 points. DBH

WHO: Dry Creek Vineyard
WHAT: Sauvignon Blanc
WHEN: 2017
WHERE: Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California
HOW MUCH: $20
POINTS: 88

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