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 Vintage2011 Label 1 of 10 
TypeWhite
ProducerLarkmead Vineyards (web)
VarietySauvignon Blanc
DesignationLillie
Vineyardn/a
CountryUSA
RegionCalifornia
SubRegionNapa Valley
AppellationNapa Valley

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Community Tasting Notes (average 92.9 pts. and median of 93 pts. in 10 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by Weston3220 on 6/23/2015 & rated 91 points: Fantastic aauv blanc from napa, rich fruit , quality is 100% noticablw, its passion fruit deliciousness (217 views)
 Tasted by domco on 10/29/2014: Still our favorite Sauv Blanc. I could spend days with my nose in the glass. The peach notes are amazing. (588 views)
 Tasted by Mlermontov on 6/14/2014 & rated 92 points: Eric's Birthday at La Vigna: amazing nose. funky, blue cheese, currants, mid full of peach and sweet fruit, medium finish, fully dry and refreshing. good acidity. The nose is by far the best i have seen on a SB. very good wine and manages to stay refreshing and balanced. (1132 views)
 Tasted by bigdogsteve on 5/31/2014 & rated 94 points: Drank at the Presidential Bowling alley. Still the most outstanding Sauvignon Blanc I've had from napa (829 views)
 Tasted by Weston3220 on 11/14/2013: Tropical passion fruit goodness (1118 views)
 Tasted by Chuck C on 11/14/2013 & rated 94 points: Extraordinary! I could just smell this wine and be happy. I'm not a big expert (obviously), but this is the best white wine I've ever had. The peach and apricots on the nose are truly amazing. Drinking it is almost a letdown; but it's still very good. (1150 views)
 Tasted by Eric Guido on 6/2/2013 & rated 93 points: The nose was beautiful, showing fresh citrus tinged green notes of herbs and field grasses, ripe stone fruit backed by a hint of undergrowth with an intense mineral core. On the palate it was elegant with silky textures, just the slightest touch of oak ushering in melon and citrus notes with a hint of herbs. The finish left me wanting more, as it's well integrated acidity made the mouth water to notes of ripe melon with a zest of orange. This is easily one of my favorite vintages and reaffirms my belief, that this may be the best Sauvignon Blanc coming out of Napa Valley. (1105 views)
 Tasted by jrkennedy37 on 5/12/2013: So bright, balanced and refreshing. Tons of citrus and tropical fruits, bordering on watermelon. Perfect for the Texas summers :) (594 views)

Professional 'Channels'
By Stephen Tanzer
Vinous, May/June 2013, IWC Issue #168
(Larkmead Sauvignon Blanc Lillie Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.
By Antonio Galloni
Vinous, 2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon: An Epic Vintage (Dec 2012)
(Larkmead Sauvignon Blanc Lillie Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.
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