Vintage

Malvasia Bianca

The 2015 Malvasia shows a great complexity of floral, citrus, white peach, and mineral
notes. Elderflower opens to perfume and lemon blossom. Full with citrusy mandarin
orange zest on the clean, vibrant palate.

Winery Sand-Reckoner
Country United States
Appellation Cochise County
Color White
Variety 100% Malvasia Bianca
Winemaking Techniques harvested on August 15 at 22.8 brix. The whole clusters were foot crushed and soaked on the skins for an average of 16 hours before pressing. Barrel fermented in older oak barrels and aged on the lees for 9 months before bottling. No malolactic fermentation was carried out.
Alcohol 13.5%
Acidity pH 3.5
Residual Sugar <1.0 g/L
Elevation
4300 Feet
Sonoita Sandy Loam
gravelly, well-drained, with limestone bands one meter beneath topsoil
vine age
5 - 20 years
climate
Continental, Semi-Arid