From Karen Cakebread of Cakebread Vineyards -- her own winery!
Karen started ZIATA in 2008 with two varietals, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir, which she chose for their food-friendly qualities.
2017 Ziata Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc...$19.99
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A bright, energetic wine, the 2017 Sauvignon Blanc is citrus-driven and fresh, with tropical and stone fruit notes. Opens with a fragrant nose of sweet orange blossom and lemon curd, framed by a fruit-forward palate of nectarine and tropical undertones. Fresh acidity and a pleasing mouthfeel.
Rich honeysuckle, peach and mango flavors are succulent and juicy, with accents of green tea and lemon verbena. Shows terrific concentration, especially on the long finish.
Rated 91/100 The Wine Spectator
This medium-bodied white brings a stony mineral texture, with fleshy flavors of guava and mango. It offers complexity and nuance against a full embrace of ripeness.
Rated 90/100 The Wine Enthusiast