White

2011 Larkmead Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc Lillie

Sauvignon Blanc

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Napa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 6

  • Mlermontov wrote: (92 points)

    June 14, 2014 - 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.

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  • bigdogsteve wrote: (94 points)

    May 31, 2014 - Drank at the Presidential Bowling alley. Still the most outstanding Sauvignon Blanc I've had from napa

  • Chuck C Likes this wine: (94 points)

    November 14, 2013 - 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.

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  • Weston3220 Likes this wine:

    November 14, 2013 - Tropical passion fruit goodness

  • Eric Guido Likes this wine: (93 points)

    June 2, 2013 - 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.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type White
  • Producer Larkmead Vineyards
  • Varietal Sauvignon Blanc
  • Designation Lillie
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 131 (77%)
  • Consumed 39 (23%)

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