2016 Louis Mel Sauvignon Blanc, Wente Vineyards, Livermore Valley, California, USA
This wine is named after the French emigrant, Louis Mel, who traveled to the western United States in the 1870’s seeking a place to make wines to rival the great French Crus. He found the place in Livermore valley. Wente family acquired the Louis Mel estate in the 1930’s. Beautifully aromatic with notes of honeysuckle, ripe peaches, pineapple and jasmine. Bright cleansing acidity is complemented with flavours of mango, banana and melon.