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2014 SB, Mesa Verde

2014 SB, Mesa Verde

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Possessed of remarkable clarity and grace, this Mesa Verde reflects the surpassing quality of our near-perfect 2013 vintage. This wine, a perennial favorite sourced from a vineyard just a few miles due south of our estate, receives extended contact with the grape skins after crushing, and is raised entirely in stainless steel to preserve its crisp, precise character. A beguiling pale straw color in the glass serves as entrée to complex aromas of white peach, green almonds, tree-ripened passion fruit and marzipan. The deliciously textured palate shows hints of quince, lemongrass, and late-August Mission fig while also echoing the green almond paste of the nose.

Cases Produced: 634
Vineyard Sources: 100% Mesa Verde Vineyard
Composition: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Harvest Dates: September 15th and 18th, 2014
Chemistry: Brix: 24.2; pH: 3.35
Winemaking: Hand harvested, this gorgeous fruit then received 24 hours of skin contact prior to pressing and fermentation in 100% stainless steel. Bottling date: December 8th, 2014
Optimal drinking window: 2014-2018
 

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