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Avennia Oliane Sauvignon Blanc
Avennia
United States - Washington - Yakima Valley

We believe Washington State can make Sauvignon Blanc that competes with any in the world. Oliane is barrel fermented in French oak using native yeast and aged on the lees for 7 months. It is bottled unfined to allow for greatest expression and complexity.

A well balanced and elegantly refreshing old world style Sauvignon Blanc.

"Leads with ripe aromas of grapefruit, Meyer lemon, peach, honey, and spring flowers. The palate is quite rich and palate coating, with stone fruits, citrus pith, crushed seashell, and sweet floral elements. A streak of minerally acidity keeps the wine focused and quenching through the finish." - Chris Peterson, Winemaker

Specifications
Appellation
Yakima Valley
Wine Type
White
Varietal(s)
100% Sauvignon Blanc - 20+ years
Vinification
Native yeast, barrel-fermentation. 5% new French oak, 10% concrete egg, 85% neutral French oak, aged 7 months on the lees. Bottled unfined.
Pairings

All Shellfish, grilled summer root vegetables, white fish.

Reviews and News

2017 Avennia Sauvignon Blanc Yakima Valley - 91-93 PTS - JD

2017 Avennia Sauvignon Blanc Yakima Valley - 91-93 PTS - JD

jeb dunnuck logo 250"A blend of Boushey Vineyard and Red Willow, the 100% varietal 2017 Sauvignon Blanc Oliane offers racy, lively notes of citrus, lime, and crushed rocks. Medium-bodied, fresh, lively, yet textured, with good density, it will benefit from a year of bottle age and keep for a decade.”
- Jeb Dunnuck (April 2018), 91-93 pts

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Producer Information: Avennia

Marty Taucher and Chris Peterson (Seattle Magazine’s 2017 Winemaker of the Year) got together in 2009, at first only to review Marty’s draft of a winery business plan. Peterson was ...
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