2015 Sea of Grapes Vineyard Zinfandel
The 2015 Sea of Grapes Vineyard Zinfandel captures the pure expression and complexity of Zinfandel while reflecting the vineyards stunning consistency for the last 52 years. Extracted and rich with polished tannins, this wine exudes an abundance of fruit from beginning to end. Focused and precise flavors of plum, black currant and blueberry give way to intriguing notes of raspberry, blood orange and a hint of sweet vanilla oak. This wine exemplifies excellent structure, concentrated flavors and remarkable finish that signify this celebrated vineyard. This energetic and vibrant wine will age beautifully for years to come. Best decanted for one hour prior to enjoying. Drink now through 2025.
Grape Variety: 95% Zinfandel, 5% Petite Sirah
Appellation: 100% Amador County
Vineyard: 100% Sea of Grapes Vineyard
Age of Vines: 52 years old
Elevation: 1,600 ft
Alcohol %: 14.5 %
Acidity g/L: 5.8 g/L
Cellaring: Barrel aged for 18 months in French oak. 25% new French oak 500L puncheons, 75% neutral French oak.
Production: 200 cases