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Beckmen 2008 Sauvignon Blanc Santa Ynez Valley


This classic wine, from one of Santa Barbara County’s best producers of this variety, is beautifully crafted. Grown in Tom and Steve Beckmen’s estate vineyard, it’s a testament to their decision to farm 100 percent biodynamically. Fragrant with an array of grapefruit, lime, Meyer lemon, and orange citric flavors with a classy note of minerals, it sips well alone. But pair it with fish, shellfish, Asian or Mexican dishes, or main dish salads and it sings. $17 retail, it’s just coming into local shops and restaurants, and it’s available at the tasting room or


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