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2015 The Descendants

2015 The Descendants
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Wine Specs
Vintage
2015
Varietal
Blend - white
Vineyard Designation
Dragoon Mountain Vineyard and Deep Sky Vineyard
Harvest Date
August 13 & 20
Acid
TA: 6.0 g/L
pH
3.46
Aging
Both components were aged 3+ months in 100% neutral French oak prior to blending. Blend was held 3 additional months in stainless steel. This wine saw only minimal cold-stabilization, did NOT undergo heat stabilization and is filtered, but un-fined.
Alcohol %
13.6
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
The bright tropical fruit, spice and higher acid of the Verdelho complement and balance the Viognier’s softer notes of quince, pear and white blossoms. Every year this blend has a silky, clean palate and bright aromatics that pair with a broad range of foods.
Vineyard Notes
67% Viognier from Deep Sky Vineyard. Cochise County, AZ. 4,300 Ft. elevation. Harvested Aug. 20th - 33% Verdelho from Dragoon Mountain Vineyard. Cochise County, AZ. 4,300 Ft. elevation. Harvested Aug. 13th - Sugar at harvest: 23.5 Brix average.
Production Notes
Pressed whole-cluster. Juice then settled 48 hours, racked, and inoculated with specially selected yeasts (Rhone4600 & QA23). Fermented in stainless steel at 55 F for 20 days average. Malolactic fermentation inhibited.
Production
72 cases
Other Notes
Drink within 1-2 years
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