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2011 Rudd Mount Veeder Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, USA

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $60   From: $60   To: $65

Score: 93   When to drink: 2013 to 2016
The Wine-Searcher score of 93/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
Critic Score When to drink
93/100   2013 to 2016
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Price History for 2011 Rudd Mount Veeder Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, USA
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Grape Variety

Sauvignon Blanc is a white-wine grape from western France, now successfully grown in emerging and established wine regions all over the world. While the grape may be more readily associated with the Loire Valley (for its pivotal role in Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume), it is more likely to have originated from Bordeaux, where it is typically blended with Semillon.

In the late 20th Century, a new region began to gain a reputation as one of the great Sauvignon Blanc regions of the world: Marlborough, at the northern tip of New Zealand's South Island. The rapid development of the Marl ...more


Region
  • The Mount Veeder AVA is located in the south-western hills of California's most famous wine region, the Napa Valley. The eponymous Mount Veeder peak is 2700ft (825m) high, and marks the boundary between Napa and Sonoma counties. The appellation's highest vineyards lie on a south-west-facing slope just below the summit, and stretch up to 2630ft (800m).

    Located five miles (8km) north-west of Sonoma town and half that distance again from Napa town, Mount Veeder lies equidistant from the two valleys which are arguably the most important in the United States.

    Despite its small size (25 square miles/65 square km), this elevated, sun-drenched area has won worldwide acclaim for its ...more

  • Napa Valley, an hour's drive north of San Francisco, California, is the most famous and prestigious wine region anywhere in the New World. Although a number of grape varieties are grown in the valley's vineyards, the area is particularly known for its Cabernet Sauvignon. The classic 'Napa Cab', the archet...more

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