2012 Grand Wren Zinfandel
Seductively enticing, this complex wine awakens the senses with beautifully focused aromas of Madagascar vanilla and fresh croissant. On the palate, this big and powerful wine has great structural balance with opulent flavors of blackberries, vanilla and black cherry pie. Aged in 100% new French Oak, plush tannins are seamlessly integrated to add a silky, regal quality to a long velvety finish. Decant one hour prior to serving. Drink now through 2022. Awarded 94pts Wine Enthusiast.
Grape Variety: 75% Zinfandel, 15% Syrah, 10% Petite Sirah
Appellation: 100% Amador County
Vineyard: 75% Fox Creek Vineyards, 15% Oakmont Vineyard, 10% Lyman Ranch
Age of vines: 65 to 85 years old
Elevation: 1,600 ft.
Alcohol %: 15.5%
Cellaring: Barrel aged for 20 months in 100% new French oak.
Bottling date: 5/22/14
Production: 100 cases