2015 Santa Ynez Valley Sauvignon Blanc

2015 Santa Ynez Valley

Sauvignon Blanc

The fruit for this Sauvignon Blanc was sourced from five vineyards at different corners of Santa Ynez Valley. A combination of Old and New World winemaking techniques were thoughtfully used to bring out the grapes’ full potential.

Tasting Notes and Production Details

Grapefruit and tropical notes dominate the nose, with a hint of grassiness. The palate is round and quenching with citrus, guava and melon flavors that finish long. New World freshness meets Old World texture.

Production Details

  • 32% Roblar Vineyard, 30% Curtis Vineyard, 27% McGinley Vineyard, 7% Kingsley Vineyard, 4% Presqu’ile Vineyard
  • 24 hour skin contact on 30% of fruit
  • A combination of different clones, climates, and soils within Santa Ynez Valley, each bring a unique component to the blend
  • 89% Stainless steel fermentation at cold temperatures,11% Neutral oak fermentaion
  • Reductive winemaking techniques to preserve freshness, flavor and aroma profiles
  • Aged for 7 months on the lees for added mouth feel and texture
  • 1300 cases produced

 

Alc. 13.0% | pH 3.35 | Total Acid: 6.5g/l