Longavi Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Crafted from premium selected vineyard parcels in the Valley of Leyda.
A true expression of cool-climate terroir with a breathtaking intensity and richness.
Alcohol 12.0 % vol Sugar 1.71 g/l TA 5.6 g/l pH 3.20
Tim Atkin ’14: 92 points – 2013 vintage
Veritas ’14: Double Gold – 2013 vintage
Michelangelo Wine Awards ’14: 4.5 stars – 2013 vintage
VINEYARDS & VINIFICATION
Soil types: Clay and loam over a granite base
Yield per hectare: 8 t/ha
Trellised: Perold system
Harvest date: 28 March 2013
Degree balling at harvest: Reductive style, cold crushed at 8ºC, skin contact for 6 hours, only free run juice used, settle for 3 days at 10ºC; fermented with selected yeast strain; lees contact for 2 months before bottling
Optimum drinking time: 2 – 5 years after release.
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