2016 Sauvignon Blanc

2016
Sauvignon Blanc

Napa Valley
2016 Sauvignon Blanc

2016
Sauvignon Blanc

Napa Valley
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The aroma of this brilliant green-straw-colored wine is reminiscent of citrus, lemon-lime, white peach, pear, apples and lemon grass. The flavors are nicely balanced with lemon, lime, melon and green apple. With great body, the wine has good acidity with an excellent clean finish. There is a great balance of fruit and brightness.

Details

Vintage 2016
Varietal Other Whites
Harvest Date August 11-September 2
Acid 0.63g/100ml
pH 3.38
Aging Stainless steel and older French oak barrels; average total barrel time was 20 days
Bottling Date March 2017
Alcohol % 13.4%

Vineyard Notes

Freemark Abbey Wilson Ranch – St. Helena (63.1%)

Yount Mill Vineyard – Yountville (19%)

Herrick II – Yountville (13%)

Oakville Reach Vineyard – Oakville (4.9%)


Production Notes

The winter continued a dry weather pattern and bud break was early. The growing season was moderate, near ideal, and on an early pace. Sauvignon Blanc harvest began on August 11th and finished September 2nd with most of the fruit being harvested between August 19-30.

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