*5W* 2017 Rudd Oakville Estate "Mt. Veeder" Sauvignon Blanc (Napa Valley, CA)

weight: 5W

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

Region: Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley, California

94 Points, Antonio Galloni, Vinous

"The 2017 Sauvignon Blanc, from Rudd's Mt. Veeder property, is powerful and phenolic, with considerable mountain structure underpinning a range of bright citrus, white orchard fruit, mint and floral character. Expressive and pliant, with terrific overall balance, the Sauvignon Blanc is another winner in this range. Here, too, the move away from the rich whites Leslie Rudd favored to a style that is more about subtlety and freshness is quite evident." - Antonio Galloni