2016 Stonestreet Sauvignon Blanc Aurora Point

Year: 2016
Appellation: Alexander Valley
Country: USA-California
Wine Advocate: 91
Vinous Media: 92
White Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 14.3%
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"The 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Aurora Point Vineyard opens with green apple, white grapefruit and lemon peel notes with touches of elderflower and orange blossoms. Medium-bodied with a lovely slight silkiness to the texture and plenty of zip, it has a great citrus fruit core, finishing long and invigorating. 375 cases produced." (WA)

"The 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Aurora Point Vineyard offers striking depth, texture and creaminess. Fermentation in oak, along with lees stirring, give the wines a distinctive oiliness and waxiness that comes through in the wine's textural feel." (VM)

Winery Notes:
The Aurora is a study in the tension between exotic fruit and power, proof positive that high elevation Sauvignon Blanc is a force to be reckoned with. Star fruit, tangerine and passion fruit fill out the aromas, with a gun smoke element shading the background. The palate opens with a full, focused texture, a powerful statement that’s held aloft by quince, lime peel and a stony finish.