ITEM: 133829

UPC: 013382938915

Eisele Vineyard Estate

araujo altagracia sauv blanc '14 750ml



While winter rainfall in Napa Valley was half the normal amount, heavy rains in March deeply soaked the Eisele Vineyard soils immediately before emergence of the first shoots, stimulating humification and healthy vine growth. Warm weather without frosts led to one of the earliest bud breaks on record. Bloom was two weeks earlier than in 2013, and fast, homogenous flowering ensured good fruit set. Mild July weather allowed slow ripening of the grapes, which progressed rapidly during August heat to early, complete maturity. Harvest started August 18th and the last parcel of Sauvignon Blanc was picked on August 28th. The fruit was fresh and very aromatic, with bright acidity. The young vines were vinified separately and bottled as Altagracia Sauvignon Blanc.

The grapes are certified `Organic' by California Certified Organic Farmers and `Biodynamic' by Demeter.

The wines were aged on their lees for 12 months, in a combination of stainless steel (30%), concrete eggs (25%), used oak (30%) and new oak (15%).

Our winemaker notes: "The nose is quite expressive with grapefruit and passion fruit notes. The mouthfeel is round, savory with flavors of candied citrus and a hint of vanilla. More simple than the Eisele Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, the wine made from the estate's young vines still offer great pleasure at this early stage."

88% Sauvignon Blanc Musque
12% Sauvignon Blanc
Napa Valley

750ml bottle
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