2017 axr sauvignon blanc napa valley
Jean Hoefliger’s early winemaking experience took him to esteemed estates of Bordeaux, crafting soft and round expressions of the Sauvignon Blanc grape through barrel fermentation. The AXR Sauvignon Blanc blends the old winemaking style of Bordeaux with the complexity and rule-bending spirit of the Napa Valley, aging 50% in stainless steel and 50% in French Oak barrels to add additional complexity to the versatile grape.
On the rim: Beautiful shiny gold with touches of diamond and mercury
On the nose: Explosion of cassis, pear, pineapple, crushed granite, white chocolate with touches of tangerine, papaya and asparagus
On the palate: Fresh bright entrance evolving on a round mid-palate with touches of jasmine, cherry blossom and citrus