Oberon Sauvignon Blanc


Tony Coltrin set out to maximize fruit expression in our 2014 Oberon Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley. “We used both cold tank fermentation and 33% barrel fermentation to maximize the overall fruit expression. The cold-fermentation in tank helps us maintain the pureness of fruit and aromatics, and barrel fermentation adds a subtle creaminess and length.

Napa Valley Vineyards

The Oberon Sauvignon Blanc is distinctive in style because its fruit is sourced from both our warmer Oso Vineyard, located in northeastern Napa Valley, and the cooler Milliken Vineyard in the southern part of the valley. “With each vintage, we want Oberon Sauvignon Blanc to show bright natural acidity and fresh flavors. We also want an underlying richness and complexity that balances the wine and adds fullness and length to the mouth-feel” says winemaker Tony Coltrin. The 2014 vintage includes a large percentage of Sauvignon Musqué clone grown in the Oso Vineyard, which adds another layer of richness and expressive aromatics to the blend, starting with citrus and passion fruit notes, tart kiwi, and developing into orange blossom.

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Grape Variety:
Sauvignon Blanc
Napa Valley
Tasting Notes:
Citrus Notes, Kiwi, Orange Peel, Passionfruit, Creamy, Crisp Acidity, Medium Bodied
Food Pairing:
Cheese, Spicy Food, Cream Sauce, Seafood, Summer Salad
Enjoyment Factor:
Chilled to 45 degrees
Our Rating:

Vineyard Information

Napa Valley, Napa County, CA, United States