Saint Hills Frenchie 2016
Vineyards are planted in the upright cordon, with a density of 7.000 plants per hectare. This allows the winemaker to get most of the wind and the sun, and the highest quality of grape. Vineyards are in Istria, in Radovni. It is cultivated with small tractors, and by hand. Green harvest is done so that the crop never goes over 1kg per plant. Harvest is also done by hand. Grapes are being cooled down t 5°C in cooling rooms overnight before being sorted on sorting tables. Frenchie ferments and ages in big concrete tanks, for 6-9 months, and is released yearly.
|WINERY||Saints Hills Winery|
|Region||Istria & Kvarner|
|variety||50% Sauvignon blanc, 50% Semillon|
Nose is very fresh with citrus and tropic fruit aromas, and some grassy elements. The palate is dominated by aromas of fresh tropical fruit, citrusy and some elderberry flower aromas. Hints of honey and vanilla are also found, as well as grassy and herbs aromas. Finish is long and balanced.
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