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Dakota Shy Wine


2021 Dakota Shy Sauvignon Blanc McKenna’s

2021 Dakota Shy Sauvignon Blanc McKenna’s

2021 Dakota Shy Sauvignon Blanc McKenna’s

Tasting Notes

Beautifully aromatic with citrus, white peach, herb and tropical fruit notes. Broad and lush in the mouth and framed with bright, refreshing acidity. Flavors cruise across the palate with lemon, citrus rind, white blossom and com-plex notes of herb and minerals. Long, bright and wonder-fully flavorful.

McKenna’s Sauvignon Blanc

Named after Todd’s niece, the McKenna’s Sauvignon Blanc is barrel fermented in a selection of 10% new French oak, 80% used French oak and 10% stainless steel barrels. We build additional complexity by using a combination of specifically selected yeast strains as well as wild yeast, to ferment the wine in barrel. The yeast strains provide distinct aromatic, flavor and textural characters that give the wine its extra dimension. Of course, the most important component is the fruit and the Rutherford site that this fruit comes from produces gorgeous, classically styled Sauvignon Blanc.


Appellation Rutherford - Napa Valley
Blend 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Barrel Aging 6 months, combination of new and used French oak and stainless steel barrels.
Clones Clone 1
Rootstocks 039-16
Soils Gravelly clay loam
Vineyard Manager Colinas Farming
Winemaker Tom Garrett
Production 400 cases