2016 Sauvignon Blanc

2016 Sauvignon Blanc

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We source our Sauvignon Blanc fruit from a small lot on our Jardine Vineyard. Although vigorous on the vine, during fermentation the wine can be sensitive to degradation so steps are taken to preserve the fragile varietal characteristics.

The grapes for the 2016 vintage were picked and delivered to the winery in the cool morning hours. Gently handled, the fruit was left on the skins with judicious use of inert gas during pressing. The wine was then cold fermented in stainless steel tanks to limit oxidation and preserve the aromatics. Following fermentation, the wine was kept on the lees to further enhance the characteristics and mouthfeel.

Enjoy now through 2020.

Tasting Notes

Color: Brilliant, light straw
Aroma: Grapefruit and guava with hints of passionfruit and lemongrass
Taste: A refreshing wine; citrus and tropical flavors unfold into a vibrant finish

Other Notes
"A lively and refreshing Sauvignon Blanc from Paso Robles" — Kevin Willenborg, Winemaker
Wine Specs
Sauvignon Blanc
Paso Robles
Harvest Date
Sep. 8 – Sep. 9, 2016
Stainless Steel
Alcohol %