peter michael l'apres midi wine bottle

Peter Michael Winery, L’Après Midi 2018

RRP £91.80

Light gold in colour; aromas of lemon and grapefruit give way to silky, mineral-tinged flavours of apple and lemon that have a bright, juicy aspect. Excellent acidity and purity of expression make for a refreshing rendition of Sauvignon Blanc with a nod towards its Bordeaux blanc inspiration marked by the inclusion of 10% Semillon and some time in oak. (The wine is whole-cluster pressed and naturally fermented in barrel without malolactic fermentation but aged on the lees for nine months with gentle bâtonnage.) Made from fruit interplanted with Cabernet Sauvignon from elevations of 1,000–1,400ft in the Les Pavots vineyard.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Sauvignon Blanc (100%)

Alcohol

14.8%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2021 - 2025

Origin

Country

USA

Region

California

Area

Knights Valley AVA

Tasting Information

Tasted by

Alder Yarrow

UK Stockist

Hedonism Wines

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