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2011 Morlet Family Vineyards La Proportion Doree, Sonoma County, USA

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Wine Notes

Indicative blend: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle.

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $69   From: $59   To: $76


Grape Variety: Bordeaux Blend White

The white Bordeaux blend is perhaps one of the most overlooked categories of wine in the world today. Up until the 1960s, vineyards in Bordeaux were dominated by white grape varieties, namely Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscadelle. However, changing tastes and fashions, as well as improved winemaking techniques making red Bordeaux more affordable to the general public, consigned white Bordeaux to the sidelines.

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Region Hierarchy
  • Sonoma County wine region

    Sonoma County, California, is one of the most important wine-growing regions in the whole of the United States. Vines have been planted here since the 1850s, and apart from the inevitable hiatus brought about by Prohibition, the county’s relationship with wine has been prolific and unbroken.

    Viticulturally speaking, Sonoma County is divided into three distinct sections: Sonoma Valley, Northern Sonoma and Sonoma Coast. Each of these has its own AVA title and encompasses several sub-AVAs within its boundaries.

    Sonoma Valley is located in the county's south-eastern corner, and effectively mirrors the shape and orientation of Napa Valley just across the Mayacamas Mountains. It encompasses ... more

  • North Coast wine region

    California's North Coast AVA is vast, covering more than 3 million acres (1.2 million ha) of land to the north of San Francisco. Its large size should not be taken as an indicator of low quality or a lack of regional identity, however – the area is home to some of the wine world's most valuable and distinctive real estate. The Napa Valley, ... more

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