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2017

Zut Alors

Sonoma Valley

58% Sauvignon • Clone 1 42% Sauvignon Blanc • Clone Musque

Production: 325 cases • Bottled: April 2018 • 6 Months in Oak • Winemaker: Julia Iantosca

Alc : 14.3% •  pH: 3.55  •  TA: 5.6 g/L

Club Price: $39.10
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Retail Price: $46.00
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At Lasseter Family Winery, we devote ourselves to creating unique and distinctive wine blends. The blending process is mercurial, each vintage requiring different proportions of wines to create continuity of style. The French phrase "zut alors", means, "shucks"! our exact sentiment when we realize that small lots of exceptional wine are available after our blending process is complete. These wines are are simply too delicious not to share with friends. Blending two clones of Sauvignon Blanc, Clone Musque and Clone 1, gives this wine a crisp texture and layers of flavor. The Sauvignon Blanc Clone Musque brings aromas of tropical fruit and melon with a supple texture on the palate, while the Sauvignon Blanc Clone 1 provides citrus notes and zesty acidity. Made in Classic European style, the wine was barrel fermented; aged six months sur lie with frequent battonage.

LEVERONI VINERYARDS | LEVERONI VINEYARDS

Leveroni Vineyards, farmed by the same family for three generations, produces some of the best grapes in Sonoma Valley. This site, located at the southern end of Sonoma Valley, enjoys cooling afternoon winds and summer evening fog. The terroir results in wines wwith classic acidity and structure, while displaying a lovely depth of flavor. The grapes for this wine were hand-harvested in the cool, early morning. Upon arrival at the winery the grapes were pressed immediately. Through blending two clones of Sauvignon Blanc, Clone Musque and Clone 1, we are able to capture all the best Sauvignon Blanc character. This wine has a crisp texture and layers of flavor - citrus, melon and lemongrass. We employed traditional winemaking techniques to produce this wine. Made in the classic European style, the wine was barrel fermented; aged six months sur lie with frequent battonage.

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