Little James Basket Press Blanc 2015

Château de Saint Cosme

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An unconventional blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier take center stage in the Saint Cosme Little James Basket Press White; a wine reminiscent of a warm summer nights. This aromatic white combines the freshness and acidity of Sauvignon Blanc with the flesh and depth of Viognier, creating a rare wine worthy of the masses.

Tasting Notes

Light yellow in appearance with green hues, the Saint Cosme Little James Basket Press White boasts alluring aromas of grapefruit, apricot, boxwood, and mango, with tropical flavors on the palate. Refreshing acidity and structure grace the palate and follow through to a remarkable finish.

Food Pairing

A great addition to fresh summer salads and kebabs on the grill.

Vineyard & Production Info
Vineyard size:
33 acres
Soil composition:
Limestone
Training method:
Guyot
Elevation:
825 feet
Vines/acre:
2000
Yield/acre:
0.2 tons
Exposure:
Southwestern
Harvest time:
Beginning of September
First vintage of this wine:
2001
Bottles produced of this wine:
110,000
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition:
50% Viognier, 50% Sauvignon Blanc
Fermentation container:
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation:
10 days
Type of aging container:
Stainless steel tanks
Size of aging container:
100 HL
Length of aging before bottling:
6 months
Analytical Data
Alcohol:
12.5 %
pH level:
3.3
Residual sugar:
1.6 g/L
Acidity:
3.8 g/L
Dry extract:
18.5 g/L

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