Immerse yourself in the enchantment of J Lohr Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc, a wine that transports your senses to the picturesque Arroyo Seco region of Monterey County, California. Here, the grapes for this exquisite wine thrive in the well-drained, sandy, cobblestone soils lovingly deposited by the Arroyo Seco River. These rugged soils not only keep the vineyard yields in check, ensuring concentrated flavors, but also contribute to the wine’s distinctive minerality and exceptional weight on the palate.
The Arroyo Seco appellation experiences a long, cool growing season, perfect for retaining the fleeting, exotic fruit flavors that make Sauvignon Blanc so enchanting. The grapes bask in the gentle rays of the California sun while the cooling winds from nearby Monterey Bay balance the temperatures, preserving the vibrant natural acidity that adds freshness and liveliness to the wine. It is within this idyllic terroir that Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc is born, a true expression of pure varietal character.
To create this extraordinary wine, J Lohr embraces minimal farming and winemaking practices, allowing the grapes to be influenced solely by their environment. This commitment to minimal intervention ensures that the unique attributes of the Arroyo Seco terroir shine through, elevating the wine to new heights of complexity and sophistication.
The vintage of J Lohr Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc benefited from a very cool spring and summer, making it one of the coolest harvests in recent years. These ideal weather conditions enhanced the flavors of grapefruit, lime, and sweet herbs in the grapes, creating a symphony of vibrant and refreshing notes on the palate. The afternoon winds that grace the Arroyo Seco vineyards slowed down the ripening process, allowing for increased texture and complexity in the grapes.
The J Lohr Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc grapes were handpicked at optimal ripeness, ensuring that each block contributed its unique range of flavors to the final blend. This meticulous approach captures the essence of the varietal, tantalizing your taste buds with a full spectrum of Sauvignon Blanc delights.
A perfect companion for a variety of occasions, Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc pairs beautifully with a range of dishes. Start your evening with a glass of this crisp and well-balanced wine alongside herbed goat cheese, oysters, or sardines, and let its lively acidity awaken your palate. The enchantment continues as you enjoy this wine with main courses such as sushi, sashimi, or tilapia with a lime-chimichurri marinade. The flavors harmonize effortlessly, elevating your dining experience to new heights of culinary pleasure.
Intricately crafted, J Lohr Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc is truly a wine to be treasured. While it is deliciously enjoyable now, its complexity will continue to evolve over time, offering a remarkable sensory journey with each passing sip.
Glowing with pride, the J Lohr Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc label displays the Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing logo, indicating that at least 85% of the grapes were sourced from certified sustainable vineyards. This emblem is a testament to J Lohr’s commitment to responsible and eco-conscious practices, ensuring that the beauty and bounty of the land are preserved for generations to come.
Embark on a journey of sensory delight with J Lohr Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc. Let this wine captivate your senses, taking you on a mesmerizing journey through the breathtaking beauty of the Arroyo Seco region with each sip.