Quivira Sauvignon Blanc
Quivira Vineyards is a small, family owned winery located in Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County,
California. Owner Pete Kight purchased the property from Henry and Holly Wendt in 2006. All estate
vineyards are organic, and Quivira was certified biodynamic in 2005 by Demeter, the sole US biodynamic
certification agent. Electricity is generated via solar panels. Winemaker Steven Canter began his career
in California and honed his skills in Oregon, Australia, Italy and South Africa. Pete and Steven aim for
balance and elegance in their wines.
|Aromas of pineapple, guava and passion fruit, accented by citrus tones of
lime and orange, with notes of fresh herbs and grass.
The mouthfeel and texture are elegant and bright with a juicy acidity on the finish.
|Depending on the vintage, up to 50% of the fruit is sourced from Fig Tree vineyard. The hand-picked and
hand-sorted fruit was whole cluster pressed into stainless steel tanks and fermented with native and
cultured yeasts. Malolactic fermentation was blocked to retain natural acidity and freshness. The wine
aged 4-6 months on light lees.