2013 Duckhorn Vineyards Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc

2013 Duckhorn Vineyards Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc

Appellation
Napa Valley

Type
White
Varietal
Sauvignon Blanc
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This complex and focused Sauvignon Blanc seamlessly combines mouth-filling fruit with refreshing acidity.

Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
10 Napa Valley appellations
Production Notes
Varietal Content 84% Sauvignon Blanc, 16% Sémillon Cooperage 100% French Oak Château-style barrels (60 Gallons) 15% Barrel-fermented in new oak 5 months sur lie
Winemaker Notes
Both crisp and complex, this lovely Sauvignon Blanc displays enticing aromas of grapefruit, summer melon, lemongrass and lime zest with subtle hints of boxwood and Mandarin orange. Though it is crisp and refreshing from start to finish, there is a richness to the mid-palate that supports the vibrant fruit with a note of flinty minerality adding nuance and depth.
Production
The 2013 harvest was early, even and excellent with all of our Estate fruit in the winery by October 10th. A warm dry spring brought an early bud break and created ideal conditions for flowering and fruit set. In the weeks after Labor Day, a moderate heat event followed by a period of perfect weather created a dream scenario for end-of-season ripening. Rain was not a factor, and for the second vintage in a row, the quality of the grapes was exceptional throughout Napa Valley.
Other Notes
Released: April 2014
Wine Specs
Vintage
2013
Varietal
Sauvignon Blanc
Appellation
Napa Valley
Harvest Date
August 21 — October 1, 2013
Sugar
21.3° Brix
Acid
0.63 g/100 ml titratable acidity
pH
3.40
Fermentation
21 days fermentation at 55° F
Bottling Date
February 2014
Alcohol %
13.5
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