2014 Zanini Zinfandel
Hailing from the Fiddletown appellation, this wine abounds with a complex array of lush aromas of black cherry, strawberry jam, cassis and anise. The palate is full and rich upon entry, displaying brilliant flavors of rhubarb, blueberry, clove, ripe red plum, sage and white pepper. These flavors are effortlessly balanced by the exceptionally bright and pure natural acidity. With firm tannins and a velvety finish, this wine is ever evolving and alluring. Drink now through 2020.
Grape Variety: 95% Zinfandel, 5% Petite Sirah
Appellation: 100% Fiddletown AVA
Vineyard: 100% Zanini Vineyard
Age of Vines: 35 years old
Elevation: 1,750 ft.
Alcohol %: 15.0%
Acidity g/L: 5.4 g/L
Cellaring: Barrel aged for 22 months in French oak. 30% new oak, 70% neutral oak.
Bottling date: 6/22/16
Production: 200 cases