2004 Sauvignon Blanc


Palate

Medium bodied. Tangy, zesty orange candy finishing with a bright acidity.

Aromas

Lime, kiwi, citrus butter & sweet hay.

Food Pairings

Enjoy with fresh goat cheese, cold seafood, grilled fish and vegetables, summer salads, and any dishes seasoned with lots of fresh herbs.

Vineyard

Glen Manor Vineyards is owned and operated by Jeff White who is also part of the Linden Vineyards staff. Glen Manor is on the western slope of the Blue Ridge about 7 miles west of Linden Vineyards at an elevation of 1,100 ft. Soils are deep greenstone and well drained. Vines are 10 years old and trained on the French lyre trellising system.

Vintage

The 2004 growing season was hot with average rainfall. Harvest was unusually early. The sauvignon blanc grapes were healthy with good “sauvy” typicality and slightly high acidity. Harvest was August 31, 2004.

Winemaking

Only the free run juice was used from the hand sorted, lightly crushed grapes. The wine was cold fermented in tank at 50°F. Bottled February 2005. 205 cases produced.