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2013 Sémillon

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WINEMAKER NOTES

smells like:    linden tree blossom, lemon custard, crushed stone
tastes like:    honeysuckle, papaya, honeydew melon
mouthfeel:    mouthwatering acidity, lushly textured mid-palate
drink with:    rich fish & shellfish; spicy dishes

THE 2013 VINTAGE

2013 marked the warmest summer on record for the Walla Walla Valley. Spring was cool and moist, with bud break occurring in mid-April. Once it started started warming up, it didn’t stop - temps rose over 100-degrees quite often! The first week of September brought relief: cooler days and nights which allowed for the development of our trademark Walla Walla Valley acidity. Harvest began around this same time, finishing right on schedule at the end of October.

VITICULTURE

100% estate; sustainably farmed.
Founding member of VINEA.

WINE SPECIFICS

Varietal(s): 86% Sémillon, 14% Sauvignon Blanc
Vineyard(s): 54% Les Collines, 22% Seven Hills, 24% Goff
Appellation: Walla Walla Valley
Oak Program: 100% Neutral French Oak
Harvest Date(s): 9/6 - 9/20, 2013
Finished Alcohol: 13.9% 
Total Production: 896 cases



2013 Sémillon