Glenwood Semillon Sauvignon Blanc Grand Duc 2017


Grapes were picked at 22.8°B and given eight hours of skin contact before pressing to 1.4 bars of pressure. The juice was left to settle for two days before racking to barrel. Using only wild yeast, fermentation occurred over a two month period. The wine spent 15 months on the lees. Only 2nd and 3rd fill small French oak barrels were used. Sauvignon blanc component blended in before bottling.

This wine has layers of stewed fruits, lanolin and spices on the nose and finish with a waxy, mouthcoating palate.

Only 1400 bottles produced.

Vintage A good Semillon vintage with cool moderate conditions throughout the growing season.
Analysis Alcohol 12.5%; Total Acidity 5.5 g/l; Residual Sugar 1.9 g/l; pH 3.36