Variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Vineyard: Windrem Vineyard
Alcohol: 13.5 % vol
Volume: 750 ml & Tap
AVA: Lake County, CA
Cases production: 80 cs bottled & Tap
Vineyard description: The Windrem Vineyard sits atop alluvial deposits of soils eroded over the millennia from the surrounding hills and mountains that comprise the northern portion of the Mayacamas Range. At an altitude of 1,360 feet, the vineyard lies about 2 miles south of Clear Lake and about 1 mile west of Mt. Konocti, a dormant volcano that towers above the entire region. Organic vineyard.
Winemaking Info: Long slow cool fermentation in stainless steel for 6 weeks, kept at cold temperature to avoid malolactic fermentation, bottled 9 months after harvest to preserve freshness.
Wine Description: Bright and clear pale straw. Pear and peach notes with moderate tropical (kiwi, pineapple) and citrus fruit expression on the nose. Typical Californian weight with medium bodied mid palate and good minerality. Bright and racy with moderate
Aging Capacity: 2 to 3 years.
Food Pairing: Oysters on the half shell. Sable fish with braised leeks and fennel. Tiger prawn and swordfish ceviche.
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