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2018 Firestone Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Santa Ynez Valley

2018 Firestone Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Santa Ynez Valley

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Available Starting Sep 9

100% estate grown. This clean, refreshing wine expresses tropical aromas of pineapple and citrus blossom. Crisp, refreshing flavors of pineapple-guava and citrus are coupled with bright, lively acidity followed by a hint of minerality on the finish.

Winemaker Notes
Our 2018 Barrel Select Sauvignon Blanc is 100% estate grown. Fermenting and aging in stainless steel allows the integrity of the fruit to shine with minimal manipulation. This clean, refreshing wine expresses tropical aromas of pineapple and citrus blossom. Crisp refreshing flavors of pineapple-guava and citrus characters are coupled with bright lively acidity followed by a hint of minerality on the finish.
Composition
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Sauvignon Blanc
Appellation
Santa Ynez Valley
Harvest Date
September 18 - November 7, 2018
Acid
7.3 g/L
pH
3.19
Aging
Stainless steel
Bottling Date
May 13, 2019
Alcohol %
13.90
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. Harvest began on September 18 and finished on November 7.
Vineyard Notes
Santa Barbara County is located just two hours north of Los Angeles and five hours south of San Francisco, adjacent the cold Pacific Ocean. With the greatest concentration of wineries in Santa Barbara County - roughly 18% of its total land planted to vineyards - it is among the favorite weekend destinations for wine aficionados in the Central Coast region.