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The 2018 growing season began with abundant winter rainfall. Spring weather was cool and blooming, while delayed a bit, took place in almost perfect conditions resulting in a generous fruit set. The vines were vigorous thanks to the winter rains. Aggressive canopy management and fruit thinning brought the crop into optimal balance. Summer temperatures were moderate with no severe heat spikes. An extended Indian summer allowed our Sauvignon Blanc to gradually reach perfect ripeness. The moderate temperatures permitted a gradual harvest, resulting in an elegant, bountiful vintage of L'Apres-Midi with classic flavors.
The name translates to "The Afternoon." The fruit for L'Apres-Midi is grown alongside our red varietals in the Les Pavots vineyard. The grapes were picked and sorted by hand, whole cluster pressed and then naturally fermented in barrel. No malolactic fermentation was conducted in order to preserve the fruity and zesty character of the Sauvignon Blanc. All lots were aged separately on their lies for 9 months with gentle batonnage, then judiciously blended to compose the final cuvee.
Bottle Size: 750ml
Vintages may vary by location; we will ship the most current vintage in stock.
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Shipping & Delivery
When ordering between June and September, ReserveBar recommends shipping all Wine and Champagne orders either 2-Day or Overnight. We cannot guarantee the integrity of the product ordered if shipped Ground due to hot weather.
This product is only available for delivery in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming.California Residents: for Proposition 65 WARNING
Please allow up to 10 business days for custom engraving and order processing prior to shipment. Orders will ship as soon as possible after engraving is completed.
Location of engraving on the bottle is at the discretion of our engravers and cannot be modified.