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Saviah Cellars - Distinctive Wines from the Walla Walla Valley

The fruit for this first release of Saviah Cellars Reserve Merlot was estate grown, handpicked, and handled with the greatest of care. The result is an opulent, stylish Merlot that is full of ripe, dark cherry aromas laced with hint of vanilla and nutmeg. This wine is pure silk in the mouth with juicy layers of perfectly extracted fruit which are enhanced by a touch of chocolate and nutmeg.

Truly a special wine meant to be shared.

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VINEYARDS:
Saviah Estate Vineyard Merlot
Stillwater Creek Vineyard Petite Verdot

TECHNICAL NOTES:
pH 3.69
TA 0.58 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 French oak barrels to complete fermentation.

BARREL AGING:
100% French oak barrels
40% New French oak
Aged 21 months

CASES PRODUCED:
62 cases

BOTTLING DATE:
June 21, 2007

RELEASE DATE:
October 1, 2007

 
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