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If Templeton Gap Sauvignon Blanc wasn’t something to look out for before, it surely is now. Warm, Paso Robles sunshine provides the rich and tropical notes, but maritime cooling in the gap provides a sweet reprieve and balancing effect along with some prototypical New Zealand aromatics and flavors; in essence, the best of both worlds. Much like we saw in the rest of the vineyard in 2021, the Sauvignon Blanc benefited from a little extra hang time than typical and an even, slow ripening. The result: gushing acidity along with rich and expressive flavors. The nose is teaming with minerality, granny smith apple, and a juicy overflow of mango and bananas. The entry is bright with moderate acidity and filled with concentrated flavors of pineapple, guava, and wet stone on the palate. A proverbial fruit salad of tropical fruits and citrus that has a foot in both warm and cool climate expressions of Sauvignon Blanc. About as refreshing a white wine ever produced off the Estate, this one is sure to please on a hot day, and sure to pair with a good variety of fish dishes.