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Kukkula vaalea nv

vaalea

Our only white blend, the name is Finnish and means light, fair, bright, or blond”.

This blend con­sists of grenache blanc, rous­sanne, and viognier.

The nose is water-like with fresh grape­fruit and pineap­ple. The palate is a full and ripely for­ward fruit with a crisp berry and spiced cur­rant warmth. Love­ly fin­ish. Drink 2019 – 2026 93 pts

Doug Wilder, PDWR

— PDWR December 2019

Technical Details


  • Vintage 2018
  • PH 3.51
  • TA .68
  • Alcohol 14.0%
  • Production 248 cases

We look to pick our white vari­etals ear­ly. We fer­ment slow­ly up to two months in steel tanks. The vari­etals are blend­ed togeth­er right after they have been har­vest­ed and pressed. The blend is stopped before mal­o­lac­tic fer­men­ta­tion, and is fined and fil­tered before bottling.