Sula Sauvignon Blanc, Sula Vineyards, Maharashata

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Sula Sauvignon Blanc, Sula Vineyards, Maharashata

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Sula produces modern wines of international standard. Young Indian entrepreneur, Rajeev Samant, believes that India has great potential to produce world class wines so he decided to establish vineyards and a winery in a prime location in Nashik. Sula is currently India’s leading premium wine producer.

Tasting Note:            Aromas of cut grass, green peppers and spice. Gooseberry and racy acidity on the palate. Dry and crisp with a moderately long finish.

Style:                        Dry

Variety:                    100% Sauvignon Blanc

Viticulture:               Fruit was sourced from the areas around Dindori, which has hills and gentle slopes. They were hand harvested and the yields were controlled.

Region:                     Nashik is located approximately 2000 feet above sea level, to the north of Mumbai, in the Western Ghats mountains. The climate is mild with winters reaching 8-10C and summers 35C, rainfall is high. Similar in climate to the Loire and South Africa.

Soil Type:                 Combination of red soil with gravel and clay (high in iron with good drainage)

Winemaker:              Kerry Damskey (award winning winemaker from Sonoma County, California)

Closure:                    Screwcap

Fermentation:          Grapes were whole bunch pressed and the juice was fermented in stainless steel tanks for 25 – 30 days then left to settle for approximately 2 months

Alcohol:                    13.5%

Food:                        Indian or oriental dishes, salads, seafood

 

 

 

 

 

 

Producer:  Sula
Grape Varieties:  Sauvignon Blanc
Optimum Drinking:  Within 4 years
Wine Style:  Crisp dry white
Alcohol by Volume:  13.5%
Closure:  Screwcap
Country:  India
Style / Colour:  White

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