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Saviah Cellars - Distinctive Wines from the Walla Walla Valley

A superbly balanced wine with beautiful aromas of black cherry and rich dark fruit with a touch of dark chocolate, cinnamon and spice. The complex flavors are joined with a lush mouth feel and a long seductive finish.

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APPELLATION:
Columbia Valley

COMPOSITION:
61% Merlot, Stillwater Creek Vineyard
26% Cabernet Sauvignon, Stillwater Creek Vineyard
8% Cabernet Franc, Stillwater Creek Vineyard
3% Malbec, McClellan Estate Vineyard
2% Petit Verdot, McClellan Estate Vineyard

TECHNICAL NOTES:
pH 3.59
TA 0.61 g/100mL
Alcohol 14.2% 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:
100% French oak barrels
60% New Allier and Troncais French oak
Aged 20 months

CASES PRODUCED: 536 cases

BOTTLING DATE:
June 17, 2008

RELEASE DATE:
October 1, 2008

 
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