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Varietals Sauvignon blanc, with a potentially small percentage of Semillon
Tasting Notes
Alcohol +-13.0% Vol
Appearance Bright, clear, live green straw
Aroma Dried apricot, subtle oak and minerality
Palate Rich and textured, layered structure, complex
Vineyard
Altitude 287-338m
Soil Well-drained soil; good water retention. Important percentage of clay in topsoil
Yield 8 tons per hectare (55hl/ha)
Vinification
Maceration No skin contact
Fermentation temp 16-18ºC
Malolactic fermentation none
Maturation
Maturation Fermented in 1st, 2nd and 3rd fill 500ltr French oak barrels on secondary lees; barrels rolled monthly
In bottle pre-release 12 months
Ageing potential 5 years and longer

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