(From 2000 Vintage) What an amazingly versatile wine! Clean, fresh, and fruity, this Fumé Blanc is a great choice when you simply want to enjoy a perfectly chilled glass of white wine. However, it is equally good as a companion with food due to its delicate and undemanding nature. It has a very delicate perfume of wildflowers in the glass, followed by long, lingering flavors which are definitely on the citrusy side, reminiscent of lemon or grapefruit. This wine will prove to be very compatible with Asian dishes, p...
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Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesIn our recent tasting of older Sauvignon Blancs, no wine showed better with long-aging than the Grgich Hills 1983. These wines are always tight when young, and, at times, they make us wince at their bracing acidity. But, here is a wine that, while firm and only ready to drink for those who care for lean, brisk fruit as the first order of business, is so loaded with depth and promise that some of it should be put away for another day. Hide some in the cellar and let it pick up the roundness to lif...
Wine & SpiritsRating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/07
Wine AdvocateRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 12/07
Robert ParkerRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker