Quintessa

Illumination Sauvignon Blanc

9.1201 ratings
9.133 pro ratings
Rutherford, Napa Valley, California, USA
Sauvignon Blanc
Cheddar & Gruyere, Tomato-Based, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Goat & Feta Cheese, Chili & Hot Spicy, White Fish, Salads & Greens, Meaty & Oily Fish, Fruit Desserts, Shellfish
Top Notes For
Aaron Means

Exotic, tropical, melon and gooseberry. Hints of cotton candy oak.

Exotic, tropical, melon and gooseberry. Hints of cotton candy oak.

Oct 4th, 2017
Stefan Dolhain

2015 vintage. Juicy, ripe, profound with great acidity. Hard to find a better Napa Sauvignon Blanc. Delicious.

2015 vintage. Juicy, ripe, profound with great acidity. Hard to find a better Napa Sauvignon Blanc. Delicious.

Jul 12th, 2017
Michel Rolland

A perfect Sauvignon Blanc tasting fruit and with a beautiful freshness.

A perfect Sauvignon Blanc tasting fruit and with a beautiful freshness.

Aug 26th, 2015
Erich Broksas

Early Mountain Vineyards

9.2

Really one of the few Napa Sauv Blancs that I like.

Really one of the few Napa Sauv Blancs that I like.

Jul 19th, 2015
Adam Hanks

Well balanced with amazing complexity, tropical fruit and minerality. Layered and intense yet elegant finish.

Well balanced with amazing complexity, tropical fruit and minerality. Layered and intense yet elegant finish.

May 29th, 2015
Travis Morningstar

Cool, creamy Sauv Blanc born of concrete egg.

Cool, creamy Sauv Blanc born of concrete egg.

Apr 11th, 2015
Erik McLaughlin

Vice President Seven Hills Winery

9.3

2013

2013

Feb 14th, 2015
Kevin Rowland

Winemaker Rowland Tebb Wines

9.6

Nice stuff

Nice stuff

Jan 17th, 2015
Daniel Mahdavian

Consulting Somm-Daniel Mahdavian Ventures

9.0

Ripe grapefruit & zest. Well rounded & bountiful.

Ripe grapefruit & zest. Well rounded & bountiful.

Dec 12th, 2014
David Bos

2013! Already pretty

2013! Already pretty

Jun 11th, 2014