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Humanitas Wines 2013 "Good Earth" Sauvignon Blanc

Humanitas Wines

2013 Sauvignon Blanc
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Napa Valley, CA


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Shipping Notification:
Ground shipments may be delayed if there is a risk of damage from high temperatures. Shipments will go out as regional weather permits. Temperature controlled ground shipping will be used when possible. 

How about an upgraded bottle with your order? With each purchase of this wine by the case (12 bottles), receive the 12th bottle substituted with an Humanitas Wines 2011 Reid Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon. A distinct vineyard Cabernet valued at $60.
Tasting Notes:

Specifically chosen for its reputation of producing some of the best Sauvignon Blanc in Napa Valley, Georges Vineyard does not disappoint with this beautiful, unusually layered and zesty single vineyard wine. The long lingering finish will keep you coming back glass after glass.

This Sauvignon Blanc opens on the nose with that bright, effervescent nose of white peaches, pears and a little honeydew melon. On the palate, there is a little spritz – by design – to deliver exceptional acid and flavors. In the mouth, the delightfully crisp acid marries with the white peaches, pears, honeydew, and a touch of ruby red grapefruit. This wine is so bright, bouncy and vibrant it craves music – honestly, grab some classic swing music and put your groove on with abandon and let loose!

Tasting notes by Judd Wallenbrock, Humanitas Wines Proprietor and Winemaker
  • Grapes
    100% Sauvignon Blanc
  • Region
    Napa Valley, CA
  • Production
    298 cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    Drink now through next summer
About the Winemaker:

Georges Vineyard, Napa, CA

About the Vineyard:
The ‘Good Earth’ tier celebrates specific vineyards that showcase a distinct style of a particular varietal unique to that vineyard site.  George Shank’s vineyard in Wooden Valley (Napa) has something in the soil that expresses such a beautiful assembly of flavors and textures it is hard to describe. It could be the clone in conjunction with the site, but the resulting white peach nectar, pear juice and red grapefruit aromas and flavors are hard to reproduce.
Additional Winemaker Notes:

The uniqueness of the vineyard shines through in this wine; no oak contact 

Read Judd's thoughts on how the power of wine brings people together on our blog, The Daily Flight.
Food Pairing Suggestions:
What a lively and zesty Sauvignon Blanc to pair with your favorite warm weather fare. The acidity goes incredibly well with many summer dishes. Salads, lighter fish and shell fish are perfect accompaniments, but it will also pair with chicken or turkey. Grilled vegetables pair extremely well. Try heirloom tomatoes, grilled artichokes and sautéed summer squash. Experiment with spicy food, as the acidity can temper the heat. Finally, pair with goat, feta and parmesan for a delightful complement of acidity and saltiness.
About the Winery
Humanitas Wines Humanitas, Latin for philanthropy, human nature and character, is more than a boutique winery creating small production artisan wines. Charity is literally in the DNA of this organization and the generous people who passionately turn out beautiful, luxurious wine vintage after vintage. Learn more