The wines used to produce ARIEL Blanc are fermented very cold (40°-45° F, 4°-7° C) in stainless steel cooperage. Some of the fermentations are arrested by chilling the wine to 30° F (-1° C) once the desired alcohol and sugar levels are achieved. Just prior to bottling, the alcohol is gently removed by cold filtration.
ARIEL Blanc is a premium blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay, with less than one half of one- percent alcohol. Vineyards are selected based on their emphasis on floral, aromatic fruit character. ARIEL Blanc retains all the natural and delicate flavor of the grapes by removing the alcohol through our own unique and patented method of cold filtration.
|Composition:||48.5% Sauvignon Blanc, 46.5% Chardonnay, 5% Semillon|
|Ethanol: 0.5% by volume|
|Serving Size 100 ml = 3.38 ounces|
|Cases Produced: 20,000|
|Calories: Approximately 28|
A delicate straw color, crisp acidity, and slightly sweet. The floral aromas of lilacs and jasmine combined with peach, lavender and lychee make ARIEL Blanc the ideal wine for afternoon quaffing. The perfect accompaniment to California cuisine, ARIEL Blanc also pairs beautifully with fruit and cheese, shellfish and desserts. ARIEL Blanc is at optimum maturity between six months to one year after bottling, but can be held up to three years before enjoying.