Las Jaras Wines (250 ml) 2022 'Waves' White, North Coast (Loose Cans)
Item Number: 19234
Sub Region: North Coast
Appellation/AVA: North Coast
Estate Grown Wine: No
Grape(s): 90% Chenin Blanc / 10% Albariño
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 250 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 11.4
Residual Sugar(g/L): 0.83 g/L
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Tasting Notes: Chenin Blanc is the star of the Las Jaras 2022 vintage of Waves White Wine. Its exultant expression of succulent stone fruit benefits from a little Albariño giving the wine more definition and minerality. This wine has aromas of pippin apple, honeydew melon, and grapefruit along with hints of wet stone. The palate shows melon, grapefruit and a gentle sparkle with racy acidity — conjuring up nostalgia about that soft drink Squirt that we enjoyed on hot summer days as kids.
Winemaking Notes: The Albariño came in August 19th, and the Chenin Blanc came in August 25th. Both vineyards were manually harvested and whole-cluster pressed, with no skin contact. The juice was separated into light and hard press fractions which each saw a 10ppm SO2 addition. After settling for a day, each fraction was racked to a new tank for fermentation and vinified separately. The wines started fermenting naturally after about seven days. The individual wines aged on their lees for 8 months before blending. The wine was canned filtered and without fining.