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Trinchero 2012 Mary's Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

Trinchero 2012 Mary’s Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

Price: $24

Rating: 13.5/20

Region: Napa Valley (Calistoga), California

Varietal: 100 percent Sauvignon Blanc

Production: 3,050 cases

Alcohol: 14.2 percent


Tasting Notes: Named for founder Mario Trinchero’s wife, Mary’s Vineyard in Calistoga produces Sauvignon Blanc with tropical fruit aromas and flavors. A bone dry wine, the 2012 Mary’s Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc features crisp lemon and lime flavors with tropical fruit and mineral notes, a zesty acidity and a clean finish. 


Food Pairings: Sashimi, oysters, fried calamari, garden salad


For more information, visit www.trincheronapavalley.com

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Jericho Canyon 2009 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Jericho Canyon 2009 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Price: $90

Rating: 15.5/20

Region: Napa Valley (Calistoga), California

Varietals: 95 percent Cabernet Sauvignon & 5 percent Merlot

Production: 420 cases

Alcohol: 14.5 percent


Tasting Notes: Drinkable now, yet capable of aging well for another decade or two, the Jericho Canyon 2009 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon boasts an excellent balance of fruit, tannins and acidity. Offering orange zest and toffee on the nose, it reveals intense, concentrated black fruit flavors in the mouth with a hint of coffee.


Food Pairings: Lamb shank, filet mignon, venison, goat cheese

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