2009 Semester Abroad Sangiovese

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Exploding with rich berry aromas and notes of vanilla and caramel, this wine captivates the senses. It is a food-friendly wine with bright acidity and a lingering finish. Aged for 20 months in French oak.

 

 

Technical Information

Airport Ranch
98% Sangiovese 2% Carmenere pH: @Bottling 3.40  @Harvest 3.43
Yakima Valley AVA TA: 0.60g/100mL
Only 23 cases produced Alcohol: 13.9% vol

 

About the Vineyard

Airport Ranch is located at the foot of the Rattlesnake Mountains in the Yakima Valley. All of the vineyard blocks are situated within a 3 mile radius of the original WWII airbase. Within this range, there is a considerable amount of diversity of soil and microclimatic conditions. To maximize quality, we carefully match grape varietals to the most suitable sites.  The interaction of our geographic, climatic, and environmental conditions in conjunction with our vineyard management directly affect the quality and personality of our wine.