86pointsO. Fournier 2009 Alfa Centauri Sauvignon Blanc (Leyda Valley)

Yellow tinted, which announces that this wine was barrel aged. And that barrel character is huge on the nose, which smells of raw oak, vanilla and dried cheese. Feels creamy, but the acidity is lively as well. Shows flashes of brilliance but also fights to absorb all the wood that's been thrown at it. A quality wine but definitely not for everyone. Michael Schachner

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    Fine Estates From Spain
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