Gary's Grand Wine Experience, October 24-26, 2015

2013 Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc

Category: California SKU: 64170 Size: 750 ml
Brand: Ferrari Carano Vineyards and Winery
Region: Sonoma - Sonoma County
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc Style: White Wine
Ship/Pickup Class: A, L, $1EA-12
Ratings: RP 90
Price: $11.99
Reg: $15.99
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2013 Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc

Winemaker's Notes:

Ferrari-Carano’s 2013 Fumé Blanc has delicious aromas of white peach, orange blossom, pear, quince, Meyer lemon and mango complemented by peach, grapefruit, pear and lemon flavors. This wine has bright acidity and crisp freshness from the cool, stainless steel tank fermentation, while the subtle oak character from barrel aging adds, body, complexity and depth.

Reviews

Robert Parker 90 Points

It is always with some degree of sentimentality when I taste Ferrari-Carano’s Fumé Blanc as this was my Mother’s favorite wine until she passed away in 2002. She even refused to eat at restaurants that didn’t carry it. The excellent 2013 Fumé Blanc exhibits plenty of honeyed melon, white peach, poached pear and other tropical fruit notes, underlying crisp acidity and a creamy, surprisingly flavorful mouthfeel. Drink this beauty over the next 12 months while waiting for the 2014 to be released.