Varietal Composition: 92% Zinfandel, 8% Syrah
The Vineyard: This Zinfandel is from a hillside vineyard in the Russian River Valley appellation of Sonoma County.
Vintage: Moderate temperatures with no appreciable rainfall throughout the ripening season allowed the grapes to fully develop exceptionally concentrated flavors.
Harvest: Average brix: 26.7 pH: 3.70 TA: 0.65 g/100ml
Fermentation: The grapes were crushed into small open top fermenters, “cold-soaked” to extract rich color, then fermented on the skins for two weeks to fully capture the flavors from the grape.
Cooperage / Aging: The wine was aged for two years in barrel.
Color: Dark ruby
Aromas: blackberry and spice
Palate: Rich blackberry flavors, full mouthfeel and long fruit finish.
Bottling Date: October 8, 2015 Cases Produced: 194
Final Technical Info: pH: 3.80 TA: 0.57 g/100ml Alc: 15.2%