Chateau La Rame (375 ml) 2018 'Traditionnel' Sainte-Croix-du-Mont AOC
Item Number: 15937
Sub Region: Entre-Deux-Mers
Appellation/AVA: Sainte-Croix-du-Mont AOC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 100% Semillon
Type: Wine - Dessert
Bottle Size: 375 ml
Soil Type: Fossilized oysters, limestone
Average Vine Age: 50 years
Vineyard Notes: Seeking extreme ripeness, the harvest is done entirely by hand and proceeds in successive passes over a series of weeks in October.
Winemaking Notes: The Semillon grapes are sorted by hand. Fermentation occurrs spontaneously with indigenous yeast in concrete tanks. Wine ages in 50% tank and 50% barrels (30% new). Following an 18-24 month elevage, the wine is bottled aged for a minimum of 6 months. The wine is not fined and is only lightly filtered before bottling.
Tasting Notes: This dessert wine is frequently blessed with significant levels of botrytis and exhibits a high level of concentration and complexity.