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Saviah Cellars - Distinctive Wines from the Walla Walla Valley

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APPELLATION:
Columbia Valley

VINEYARDS:
Stillwater Creek Vineyard
Stillwater Creek Vineyard located in the Frenchman Hills of Washington State’s Columbia Valley.

TECHNICAL NOTES:
pH 3.59
TA 0.61 g/100mL
Alcohol 14.2% By Volume

FERMENTATION:
Small open top stainless steel tanks. 50% whole berry primary fermentation. Why? Whole berries trap volatile aroma compounds which are normally blown off during the most active phase of fermentation. This increases the varietal characters of the finished wine. The cap is punched down by hand 3 times per day.

BARREL AGING:
100% French oak barrels
40% New French oak
Aged 17 months

CASES PRODUCED:
220 cases

BOTTLING DATE:
February 17, 2009

RELEASE DATE:
April 1, 2010

 
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