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Saviah Cellars - Distinctive Wines from the Walla Walla Valley

 

This wine is dedicated to Theresa and Sam Laurella, whose family has been making wine in the Walla Walla Valley since the early 1900ís. Samís first crush was over sixty years ago and today he continues his winemaking tradition by helping at Saviah Cellars.

Our Laurella is styled in a super-Tuscan fashion. This classy blend begins with a wonderful bouquet of juicy red and black fruits, earth and saddle leather. The rich savory flavors linger beautifully in the mouth for an exceptionally long smooth finish.!

 

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APPELLATION:
Columbia Valley

COMPOSITION:
60% Sangiovese, Seven Hills Vineyard
20% Cabernet Franc, Stillwater Creek Vineyard
10% Merlot, Seven Hills Vineyard

TECHNICAL NOTES:
pH 3.64
TA 0.61 g/100mL
Alcohol 14.1% By Volume

FERMENTATION:
Small open top stainless steel tanks. The cap was gently punched down by hand three times per day. After gently pressing the young wine was transferred to barrels to complete fermentation.

BARREL AGING:
Aged 29 months in small oak barrels
60% New French oak

CASES PRODUCED: 120 cases

BOTTLING DATE:
February 24, 2011

RELEASE DATE:
October 1, 2012

 
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