Joseph Phelps Vineyards – Sauvignon Blanc 2016 – St Helena – Napa Valley

Joseph Phelps Vineyards – Sauvignon Blanc 2016 – St Helena – Napa Valley

The nose is aromatic, gourmand, fruity and offers finesse. It reveals notes of ripe white peach, exotic fruits and citrus zests associated with slight / discreet touches of apple, slight touches of quenette as well as very slight woody / vanilla notes. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, quite suppleand offers a beautiful gourmandise, finesse, a beautiful delicacy, a fine fleshiness, a slight unctuosity as well as a slight acid frame. On the palate this wine expresses notes of crushed ripe peach, lychee and quenette associated with slight touches of green apple, exotic fruits as well as very slight notes of oak / vanilla and subtle touches of zests on the finish / persistence. Good length.

Note (Score): 16.25/20

Note (Score): 92-93/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 2018/01

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)