Sauvignon Blancs grown in the Napa Valley region have striking aromas that translate into even more specific palate characteristics. This varietal is extremely versatile and the characteristics change from region to region, for instance, in France Sauvignon blanc is labeled “Sancerre” or “Pouilly-fume” named after the actual places and can take on grassier aromas then one would find in the Napa Valley. Sauvignon Blancs grown in the Napa Valley provide visitors with such specific tasting profiles and these easily diversify your wine tasting. Experiencing a Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc will give your wine flights a more well-rounded wine range ultimately aiding in furthering your wino knowledge (sometimes a goal among visiting wine novices). Here in the Napa Valley our Sauvignon Blanc is fully ripened in the heat creating bright citrus, grapefruit, and passion fruit aromas, alongside juicy peach, nectarine and melon nuances. These flavors and tastes contrast perfectly with the rich oaky chardonnays that are often highlighted in Napa Valley wine tasting. Also, Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc is known to make many ladies swoon with excitement, women tend to be its biggest fans. These Five wineries produce the best Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc in addition to the perfect place to taste them.
Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery- Most Napa Valley winemakers would agree that Spottswoode is the place to taste Sauvignon Blanc, and they mean with some seriousness. Winemakers tend to be technical and this Sauvignon Blanc is known for its structure, sophistication, and the uncanny ability to age. Spottswoode Estate is stunning; its elegance is dutifully matched with the family’s dedication to their organically farmed vineyard--which makes this place quite frankly one of the most beautiful Vineyard Estates you’ll visit. Due to the Spottswoode Estate’s history, the winery’s Victorian elegance is pristinely authentic and greatly illuminates this family’s style of winemaking, so much so the scenery and wine will forever remain a Napa Valley winery favorite.
Kenzo Estate- The greatness of winemaker Heidi Barrett is all you’ll need to know about Kenzo Estate’s Sauvignon Blanc. She is of epic proportion when it comes to bottling the best wines the Napa Valley has to offer, her reputation for being the best landed her here, and her Kenzo Estate Sauvignon Blanc labeled “asatsuyu” is perfection. The name “asatsuyu” translates into “morning dew” and the resemblance is astounding. The winery is elegant, with a breathtaking sense of absolute order giving you the impression Kenzo Estate greatly strives to find balance with the wild natural habitat of its vineyard and the art of capturing its essence in a wine.
Ladera Vineyard- A winery that is packed full of all the beauty you imagine when visiting the Napa Valley, Ladera Vineyards is your picturesque wine tasting experience, and they have one of the best Sauvignon Blancs in town. Ladera Vineyard’s terrain was planted along a grand hillside of Howell Mountain, in fact the name “Ladera” literally translates to “hillside, or slope.” This winery offers guests a terrace tasting giving you the opportunity to enjoy the lovely cottage feel the winery radiates.
Cliff Lede Vineyards- The owner of this flagship vineyard is a known Bordeaux enthusiast, Cliff Lede also named parcels of his land after rock and roll songs and albums, thus clashing old school winemaking with new age flare. The wine follows suit and their Stags Leap District Sauvignon Blanc is the fruition of all the amazing flavors captured and released in charming Napa Valley Sauvignon Blancs. The winery is modern with a touch of leather and wicker which makes this place a breezy beautiful place to enjoy a world class Sauvignon Blanc.
St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery- Book a tour and tasting here as soon as you can because St. Supéry is an outstanding place to wine taste. St. Supéry’s Sauvignon Blanc is indeed one of the best in the valley but their customer service and the estates gorgeous ambience is amazingly sexy and sweet; its lush verdure and divine gardens ooze opulence along with the gallery and tasting room’s sleek and polished sophistication. This is a must stop on your visit to the Napa Valley, luckily they allow drop in wine tasters, but scheduling a tour and tasting will give you the full mind blowing experience--their highly educated and extremely accommodating winery staff are almost as awesome as their Sauvignon Blanc. Cheers!