King Estate presents this uniquely Oregon take on Sauvignon Blanc,
showcasing our favorite characteristics of the wine from the two regions in the
world most famous for it: New Zealand and Sancerre in France. New
Zealand brings freshness and fruit-forward flavors and the French version is
rich with more minerality. The result is a Pacific Northwest classic in the
A pale lemon color in the glass, the wine boasts bright notes of fruit on the
nose – white peach, lemon, grapefruit and lychee – along with hints of
minerality and the scent of cut grass. The palate opens up to similar flavors,
showing nice acidity and fresh fruit to create a refreshing and balanced wine.
The majority of the fruit was fermented in stainless steel with the balance in
concrete and neutral oak barrels. To preserve aromatics the wine was cool
fermented. Following fermentation, the wine underwent weekly bâtonnage,
where the settled lees are stirred back into the wine to build richness.