100% WHITE BLUFFS ESTATE VINEYARD
VARIETAL PERCENT’S – 75% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 8% Petit Verdot, 7% Malbec
WINE MAKING NOTES
Harvest Date: September 5, 2015
Yeast: Saccharomyces cerevisia strain FX10 from Laffort Company of France.
Fermentation: Yeast inoculation occurred after 24 hours of cold-soaking on the skins, the primary fermentation lasted for 10 days then the wine was drained and the skins pressed to a combination of new and neutral French and American oak barrels for malolactic fermentation which lasted for 16 days. Racking occurred 2 weeks after the completion of malolactic fermentation and then again after 6 months. The wines were matured in oak for 12 months and topped with the best wine in the house every month.
Titratable Acidity: 0.57 grams/100ml
Alcohol: 13.5% by volume