2015 Riker Vineyard Zinfandel

2015 Riker Vineyard Zinfandel
Wine Specs
Alcohol %
15
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$39.99
 
SKU: 15DRIK2A

Tasting Notes

Tucked into a hillside, the Riker Vineyard is exposed to the shortest daylight of any of the vineyards that we source from, yet it yields some of the most unique and expressive Zinfandel. This vineyard consistently produces wines that are rich, bright and full of vitality. The 2015 Riker Zinfandel is deep in color with voluptuous aromas of dried raspberry, cherry cola, bay leaf and caramel. On the palate, the wine exhibits velvety smooth tannins and a beautiful array of ripe blackberry, red apple and bakers chocolate with secondary flavors of vanilla and pink peppercorn. Intense with vibrant acidity that amplifies the wine all the way through its long elegant finish. This wine is certain to age gracefully and continue to evolve for the next several years. Drink now through 2024.

Wine Profile

Grape Variety:       95% Zinfandel, 5% Petite Sirah

Appellation:           100% Amador County

Vineyard:                100% Riker Vineyard

Age of Vines:          47 years old

Elevation:                1,550 ft

Alcohol %:              14.5 %

PH:                           3.74

Acidity g/L:             5.5 g/L

Cellaring:               Barrel aged for 20 months in French oak. 20% new oak, 80% neutral. 

Production:              200 cases

Wine Specs
Alcohol %
15
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