Alpha Estate Florina Sauvignon Blanc 2017

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Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Region: Macedonia
Color: White
Country/State: Greece
90 Wine Advocate (6/29/2018) "The 2017 Sauvignon Blanc is unoaked and comes in at 13.3% alcohol. Bottled in October 2017, this had a nice long rest afterwards before tasting. For the unoaked whites, it is typically my favorite point in Alpha's lineup. This is curiously restrained - I've seen funkier versions, but more importantly, more intense ones. Many will be happy to tone down the funk, of course. The crisp edge and grip would be nicer to keep, but the round and smooth feel is appealing. (The oaked version is a bigger wine, typically.) No matter, Alpha does not ever do a bad job with this well-priced white. It's still beautiful in its herb-tinged flavor and character, with those classic, vegetal hints and that lingering finish. It seems pretty similar to the 2016, and they typically improve as the summer wears on. I have my doubts as to where this is going in the longer term, but it is hard to stop drinking it if you are a Sauvignon Blanc fan. That's worth leaning up a bit. Drink it on the younger side, but I've seen proof they can hold a few years."
90 Our Score (11/2018) This is the fifth vintage in a row we've featured of the Alpha Estate Sauvignon Blanc and it's another big-time winner. Wine Advocate writes that this 2017 is "beautiful in its herb-tinged flavor and character" and "it is hard to stop drinking it if you are a Sauvignon Blanc fan." We totally agree with both the flavor profile and the appealing character of this favorite from Greece. The wine will be rolling to 2018 vintage soon, so if you're one of the many Alpha Estate fans in our customer base, grab a few bottles of the 2017 now so you won't miss out!
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1699
750 ML
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