Novelty Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2020  Front Label
Novelty Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2020  Front LabelNovelty Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2020  Front Bottle Shot

Novelty Hill Sauvignon Blanc 2020

  • V91
750ML / 13.5% ABV
Other Vintages
All Vintages
Out of Stock (was $22.99)
Try the 2021 Vintage 25 99
1
Limit Reached
Alert me about new vintages and availability
MyWine Share
Vintage Alert
Alert me about new vintages and availability
Ships today if ordered in next 9 hours
Limit 0 per customer
Sold in increments of 0
0.0 0 Ratings
Have you tried this? Rate it now
(256 characters remaining)

0.0 0 Ratings
750ML / 13.5% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Fresh and lively, with generous Bosc pear, juicy melon and bright citrus aromas and flavors. Semillon adds richness and weight to the palate before giving way to a long, flavorful finish.

Blend: 80% Sauvignon Blanc 20% Semillon

Critical Acclaim

All Vintages
V 91
Vinous
The 2020 Sauvignon Blanc Stillwater Creek Vineyard carries a bit more tension than the Januik bottling, offering melon, starfruit and gooseberry tones alongside copious minerals on the palate. This is best enjoyed at a slightly cooler temperature so that the brisk minerality really shines.
View More
Novelty Hill

Novelty Hill

View all products
Novelty Hill, Washington
Novelty Hill  Winery Image

Novelty Hill is a small, independent winery crafting limited quantities of elegant wines from Washington State's finest vineyards. Committed to delivering consistent, high quality wines through careful nurturing from vine to bottle, they are dedicated to using innovative clonal selection, sound viticultural practices and gentle, artisan winemaking to produce wines of uncompromising character.

Image for Columbia Valley Wine Washington content section
View all products

A large and geographically diverse AVA capable of producing a wide variety of wine styles, the Columbia Valley AVA is home to 99% of Washington state’s total vineyard area. A small section of the AVA even extends into northern Oregon!

Because of its size, it is necessarily divided into several distinctive sub-AVAs, including Walla Walla Valley and Yakima Valley—which are both further split into smaller, noteworthy appellations. A region this size will of course have varied microclimates, but on the whole it experiences extreme winters and long, hot, dry summers. Frost is a common risk during winter and spring. The towering Cascade mountain range creates a rain shadow, keeping the valley relatively rain-free throughout the entire year, necessitating irrigation from the Columbia River. The lack of humidity combined with sandy soils allows for vines to be grown on their own rootstock, as phylloxera is not a serious concern.

Red wines make up the majority of production in the Columbia Valley. Cabernet Sauvignon is the dominant variety here, where it produces wines with a pleasant balance of dark fruit and herbs. Wines made from Merlot are typically supple, with sweet red fruit and sometimes a hint of chocolate or mint. Syrah tends to be savory and Old-World-leaning, with a wide range of possible fruit flavors and plenty of spice. The most planted white varieties are Chardonnay and Riesling. These range in style from citrus and green apple dominant in cooler sites, to riper, fleshier wines with stone fruit flavors coming from the warmer vineyards.

Image for Sauvignon Blanc content section
View all products

Capable of a vast array of styles, Sauvignon Blanc is a crisp, refreshing variety that equally reflects both terroir and varietal character. Though it can vary depending on where it is grown, a couple of commonalities always exist—namely, zesty acidity and intense aromatics. This variety is of French provenance. Somm Secret—Along with Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc is a proud parent of Cabernet Sauvignon. That green bell pepper aroma that all three varieties share is no coincidence—it comes from a high concentration of pyrazines (herbaceous aromatic compounds) inherent to each member of the family.

STC775605_2020 Item# 766516

Internet Explorer is no longer supported.
Please use a different browser like Edge, Chrome or Firefox to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to make the switch.
Enjoy better browsing and increased security.

Yes, Update Now

Search for ""

Processing Your Order...