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2017 Trebbiano Texas High Plains

2017 Trebbiano Texas High Plains
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$24.00
/ 750ml
SKU: 17TRTX750

The Texas High Plains is the second largest AVA in Texas, comprising roughly 8 million acres in west Texas, mostly south of the panhandle region.  The eastern border of the Texas High Plains AVA follows the 3000ft elevation contour line along the Caprock Escarpment, the steep transitional zone separating the High Plains from the lower plains to the east.  The elevation within the Texas High Plains gradually increases from 3,000 ft. to 4,100 ft. in the northwest portion of the AVA.  This positioning provides an environment of long, hot, dry summer days, which allow the grapes to mature and ripen to proper sugar levels, and cool evenings and nights, which help set the grapes’ acidity levels.  Grapes and wine have been produced in this region since the mid-1970s and vineyards here have become the major grape supplier to wineries throughout the state.  There are over 75 wine grape varietals planted in the High Plains AVA, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Grenache, Merlot, Malbec, Dolcetto, Mourvèdre, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, and Viognier.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Trebbiano
Appellation
Texas High Plains
Acid
0.60
pH
3.69
Bottling Date
2/23/18
Alcohol %
13.5
Wine Profile
Winemaker Notes
We used a whole-cluster pressing technique with our most of our white wines, including the Trebbiano, to provide appropriate oxygenation early for fermentation. We use a white wine yeast appropriate for this varietal and age the wine in older French Oak barrels as Trebbiano is delicate and can easily be overwhelmed by oak.
Food Pairing Notes
Poached white fish, classic antipasto, fettuccini alfredo, bruschetta, or Spaghetti alla Carbonara.
Production
123 Cases
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