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Cosentino Winery - 2016 The Novelest

Vintage: 2016

Appellation: Napa Valley
Varietal: Meritage : 88% Sauvignon Blanc, 12% Semillon
Alcohol content: 13.8%
Oak: French oak
Time in Oak: 9 months
Winemaker Notes:

Each lot was handpicked, crushed and pressed into tank for juice settling. From there it was racked off of the solids and then barrel fermented in French oak barrels in our cold rooms. Aged for nine months prior to blending and bottling.

Case Production: 700

The aroma of this wine is of gooseberry, Granny Smith apple, vanillin, earth, pear, and banana leaf 

 

The flavors of this wine are of oak, tart lemon, key lime leaf, vanillin, green apple, lemon grass, earth, and damp wood

 

The mouth feel is clean with a smooth and crisp juicy note but does finish with  dry  

 

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Sullivan Family Vineyards - 2013 Merlot

Sullivan Family Vineyards - 2013 Merlot

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