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Sun Goddess Sauvignon Blanc, Fruili, Italy - by Mary J. Blige

$24.99

2019 Sun Goddess Sauvignon Blanc grapes are developed with a significant acidity which, in the glass, reveals fragrant aromas with pleasantly vigorous citrus notes for the palate.

Straw-yellow with lively greenish tinges.

Nose: intensely aromatic, with tropical notes of passion fruit, banana, and melon and hints of spice.

Palate: particularly structured with a balance between an intense acidity and smoothness with a long finish.

INSPIRATION 

“I have always been particularly fond of white wines that demonstrate freshness, minerality, and purity. One day, I asked my friend Lorenzo Randisi what is the best Pinot Grigio in the world and he quickly responded that the best Pinot Grigio came from Friuli Venezia Giulia. In deepening my knowledge of this little Italian region I was introduced to Marco Fantinel, owner of one of the leading wineries of this area. Pictures alone helped me fall in love with the Fantinel estate so I decided to go visit it personally. After walking though the vineyards and tasting with the Fantinel family, I felt extremely connected to the place, and more importantly, the people. The experience inspired me to create my own wines in partnership with Marco Fantinel.” —Mary J. Blige

THE NAME

“The name is very personal for me, as it’s a name I was given as a child by my mother. The name Sun Goddess evokes powerful childhood memories that I carry with me today. I’ve always loved the sun, and as a child I always tried to capture the sun’s warmth and energy. It was magical to me, and it’s with that spirit, that my mom began calling me “Sun Goddess”. “Sun Goddess” immediately struck me as the perfect name as it connects my real life, conveys the connection between nature, and the personality of wines I enjoy the most, combined with my style and that of Fantinel.” —Mary J. Blige