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The approximate number of California sauvignon blancs now priced at $50 or more a bottle. Over 70% of the wines are from the Napa Valley. Ten years ago, most California sauvignon blanc was relatively inexpensive, simple in flavor and grown in average-quality vineyards. Today’s Super Sauvignons are the product of top-notch vineyard sites, and are often multi-clonal blends made in multiple types of fermentation vessels from concrete eggs to stainless drums.

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