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2016 Cuvee Natalie

2016 Cuvee Natalie

This perennial favorite, named after owner and winemaker Fred Brander's late daughter, is a blend of 32% SauvignonBlanc, 20% Pinot Gris and 48% Riesling, this shows as a very pale gold in the glass, and opens with aromas of Anjou pear, white nectarines, and honeysuckle.

Technical Information:

Cases Produced: 317

Compostition: 32% Sauvignon Blanc; 20% Pinto Gris; 48% Riesling

Vineyard Sources: Sauvignon Blanc: Brander Estate Vineyard; Pinot Gris and Riesling: Kick-On Ranch Vineyard

Harvest Dates: Sauvignon Blanc: August 30th; Pinot Gris: August 23rd; Riesling: September 22nd

Chemistry: Sauvignon Blanc: Brix: 23.1; pH:3.20  

                   Pinot Gris: Brix: 23.4; pH: 3.39; Riesling: Brix: 21.9; pH: 3.20

Winemaking: 100% Stainless steel

Optimal drinking window: 2017-2021