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Accendo, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, California, 2021

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Overview of the Wine
Bart and Daphne have always said their best wine has yet to be made.

This was their philosophy as the proprietors of Araujo Estate and stewards of the historic Eisele Vineyard, and it is their guiding principle today with Accendo Cellars, the Napa Valley winegrowing venture founded in 2013. Inspired by the revolutionary Napa Valley wines of the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, Accendo pays homage to an earlier era and marks a beginning of a promising new paradigm: to source grapes from some of the finest vineyard sites and terroir in Napa Valley; to make a wine of balance and restraint in the style of Napa Valley’s past wines; and to produce this wine with the commitment, energy and meticulous attention to detail that have characterized their past efforts.

They are grateful to be joined by their daughter, Jaime Araujo Bézian, and son, Greg Araujo, as well as a small team of professionals they have worked with for many years, people who share their passion and, most importantly, their values. Applying what they know collectively about grape growing and winemaking, Bart and Daphne's aim is to create a world-class wine that expresses ecological diversity and focused stewardship.

For years Napa Valley has nurtured and humbled them in ways they could never have imagined. It is the hope that Accendo will shine a new light on this magical place they call home.

Grape / Blend
Sauvignon Blanc

Napa Valley, California

Winemaker Tasting Notes
The 2021 Accendo Cellars Sauvignon Blanc opens with subtle tones of Asian pear, lemon confit and lychee. Floral notes follow to reveal honeyed acacia and chamomile, with spicy notes of turmeric, white pepper and fennel seed. Hints of oyster shell, a firm phenolic backbone, and a seductive hint of oiliness give this wine excellent persistence and a mouthwatering finish. 

94 Points - Vinous
The 2021 Sauvignon Blanc is bright, focused and beautifully delineated. Lime, white flowers, green apple and white pepper all come alive in steely, finely cut Sauvignon Blanc that is loaded with character. Above all else, I loved the precision here.

Product size: 750ml

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