One of the most exciting events of the Holiday season for Wine Sales is the annual reveal of the Wine Spectator’s Top 100 List. Over the course of the year, we handle a lot of highly rated wines; and, every November, we all watch with anticipation as the countdown starts and the full Top 100 List is published. So often, that wine is unavailable, crazy expensive or already turned into a new vintage. But, this year, with Pomelo 2014’s inclusion in the list, we got it just right.
We were tickled when this wine received 90 points a few months back, but were even more pleasantly surprised to see it land at # 40 in the Top 100. If you are already a Pomelo supporter, then, we appreciate your support and are pleased to inform you that we have a very good supply of this wine for you and your customers. If you are not currently using Pomelo….now would be a great time to get on board with one really great (and great selling) bottle of wine.
Here is the lowdown on Pomelo,
Primarily sourced from Lake County, Pomelo’s characteristic grapefruit profile is consistently found in our blocks situated on the Kelseyville bench. With an elevation of nearly 1300’, the growing season is long, with ample hours of sunshine and great diurnal temperature fluctuations- all responsible for the explosive flavors found in Pomelo. We also source a small percentage from an old, established block in Lodi- amazing balance and texture, the Sauvignon Blanc sourced from this region is grapefruit pith with a weightiness contributing to the mid-palette.
100% Sauvignon Blanc. Fermented in all stainless steel tanks; extremely long and cold ferment allows for the fragrant and big fruit flavors to be appreciated. The crisp acidity is retained and then rounded out and complimented by a broadened mouth and ever-slight sweetness.
Graceful, offering fragrant orange blossom, ruby grapefruit and white peach flavors that are fresh and lively, set on a light, lithe body. Appealing pops of lime zest and passion fruit show on the long finish.
and the review…..
Graceful, with fragrant orange blossom, ruby grapefruit and white peach flavors that are fresh and lively, set on a light, lithe body. Appealing lime zest and passion fruit accents show on the long finish. Drink now. 38,000 cases made.
and the sell sheet…..