2018 Forthright Sauvignon Blanc

Yountville

Barrel-aged for two years after fermentation in both cement egg and French oak, this wine is lush and refreshing.

$55.00


Awards & Accolades

2021 San Francisco Chronicle: Silver Medal

Tasting Notes

Grapefruit rind, stone fruit, river rock and toasted marshmallow. A collector’s wine as suitable for a bonfire as a deep-sea fishing excursion.


Wine Specs

  • Appellation: Yountville
  • Grower: Gamble Family Vineyards - Third generation family growers since 1916
  • Varietal: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
  • Clone: Sauvignon Blanc Musque Clone 27
  • Vines: Certified organic in 2008
  • Harvest: Hand Picked on August 30, 2018
  • Fermentation: 50% Fermented and aged in a French Cement Egg for 1 year,
  • Aging: 50% in French Concrete Egg , 50% Neutral French Oak Barrels.
  • Production: 150 cases produced
  • Alcohol: 13.6%
  • pH 3.37, TA 6.06 g/L