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This enticing Sonoma County wine highlights a bright red-fruit and spice expression of Zinfandel. The majority of the fruit came from elite vineyards in the Dry Creek Valley, an area universally recognized for producing exceptional high-end Zinfandel.
13 vineyards harvested
Varietal Content 100% Zinfandel Cooperage 90% French Oak, 10% American Oak Barrel Aging: 12
Months Age of Barrels: 35% new, 65% second vintage
This is a lush and inviting expression of Sonoma County Zinfandel with aromas of dark plum, nutmeg and cardamom, as well as French oak-inspired hints of vanilla. On the palate, bright red fruit flavors are balanced by well-integrated acidity, all leading to a soft, silky-tannined finish.
Released: October 2013
Appellation Sonoma County
Harvest Date September 22 — October 28, 2011
Sugar 24.5° Brix
Acid 0.62 g/100 ml titratable acidity
Aging 12 Months
Fermentation 10-21 days fermentation at 80°F
Bottling Date April 2013
Alcohol % 13.9
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