Featherstone Winery & Vineyard Featherstone Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2010 Wine Review

Featherstone Winery & Vineyard Featherstone Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Featherstone Winery & Vineyard Featherstone Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Featherstone Winery & Vineyard Featherstone Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Niagara Escarpment, Ontario, Canada
Community Score: 4.4/5
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Product #: 874345000175
Wine Type: White Wine


 
Price: $19.95
Drink: 2011-2013
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Featherstone Winery
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Natalie's Score: 88/100

Mango notes with lovely lifted white floral note through the centre. White and green melon on the finish. Crisp, celan and refreshing. This wine spent 12 weeks on the lees. Only 273 cases were made. Splendid Salad Wine

This Featherstone Winery & Vineyard Featherstone Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2010 was reviewed January 3, 2012 by

 

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Soils: Heavy Clay Vine Density: 1200/Acre
Planted: 2003 Rootstock: SO4 Clone: 317
Date Picked: 20th September 2010
Fruit Condition: Healthy, 2% Noble Rot
Handling: Hand Picked into small 25 kg picking bins allowing the fruit to arrive at the winery’s sorting table intact. Fruit was hand sorted and whole bunch pressed. Juice yield less than 600 litres per tonne and transferred into stainless steel fermentation tank. 24 hours of natural cold settling then racked off gross lees.
Fermentation: Fermented with commercial yeast strain Vin 13, 10 % barrel fermentation. Fermentation temperature set to 12.5 degrees Celsius, began October 04/2010. Wine was fermented to dry, the ferment was kept on lees until 7th January 2011.
Total time on primary lees: 12 weeks
Bottling date: January 11th 2011 Total Production: 273 cases
Wine analysis at bottling:
pH 3.34 T.A 7.13g/L Alc. 13.5% Alc/vol
R.S <5 g/L

 
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