2006 Sauvignon Blanc
We source our Sauvignon Blanc fruit from a small three acre lot on our Jardine Vineyard. This variety heralded the beginning of the harvest in early September. The fruit was hand picked in the cool morning hours and immediately delivered to the winery. The membrane press we use to process the fruit leaves a very low level of solids in the resulting juice and therefore preserves more of the varietal characteristics and acidity in the finished wine. The wine was fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks to preserve the aromatics of the variety. Following fermentation the wine was transferred into smaller tanks for four months and lees stirring took place to soften the wine and increase mouthfeel and texture. Our Jardine Sauvignon Blanc did not undergo malolactic fermentation to preserve the fresh, crisp style.
Enjoy now through 2009.
- Color: Pinapple brilliant pale straw
- Aroma: Fresh apple, pear, hints of bergamot, honeydew melon and lychee
- Taste: Medium bodied with creamy, round texture, and flavors of pineapple, yellow peach and citrus; refreshing with well balanced acidity
- 4 1/2 Glasses - NYC Wine Report, October 2007 "Vina Robles is emerging as one of Paso Robles' premier wine producers. Their 2006 Sauvignon Blanc hits the bullseye. It's a marvelous high-wire act that ballances subtle creaminess, lush fruit and clean acidity. This Sauvignon Blanc will linger on your palate and won't soon be forgotten."