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2018 Firestone Vineyard Barrel Select Sauvignon Blanc, Santa Ynez Valley

2018 Firestone Vineyard Barrel Select Sauvignon Blanc, Santa Ynez Valley

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SKU: 004854

Aromas of passion fruit, grapefruit, and citrus. Fresh and crisp flavors of melon, fig and tropical fruit dance on the palate. The bright palate and body is followed by a long mineral finish.

Winemaker Notes

Our Barrel Select Sauvignon Blanc vines were planted near the Crossroads Estate property in the Santa Ynez Valley. It has concentrated flavors of passion fruit, grapefruit and melon that dance on the palate.

Composition

95% Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Rousanne

Wine Specs

Vintage
2018
Varietal
Sauvignon Blanc
Appellation
Santa Ynez Valley
pH
3.2
Aging
8 months in French and Hungarian Oak | 10% New
Tannin
8.2 g/L
Alcohol %
14.5

Production Notes

The 2018 vintage was mild overall with low rainfall totals and only a single notable heat streak in early September. The mellow weather allowed us to pick each block at the optimal time.