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Zinfandel 2014 Winemaker's Reserve 1.5L

Zinfandel 2014 Winemaker's Reserve 1.5L

This wine is made from the intensely flavorful Zinfandel grapes grown in the red soil of our blocks located at the top of Bradford Mountain of Dry Creek Valley.

$85.00
Quantity:
R14ZID3

About this wine

Elegantly textured with rich layers of blackberry, spice and fresh plum. Pairs with grilled pork tenderloin, mushroom tart and roast duck with cherries.

Wine profile

Vintage
2014
Wine Type
Magnum
Varietal
100% Zinfandel
Appellation
Dry Creek Valley
Acid
0.67 g/100ml
pH
3.51
Alcohol
15.3%

Vineyard Notes

This Zinfandel is a grown in the thin red soil of Michel-Schlumberger’s small vineyard block at the top of Bradford Mountain overlooking the Dry Creek Valley. Four best barrels were selected for an optimum blend of concentrated dark fruit flavor, well-structured tannin and lush mouthfeel.

Harvest:        September 15th, 2014 

Production Notes

Fermentation:  The grapes were crushed into small fermenters.  After cold-soaking for three days to extract rich color, the must fermented on the skins for three weeks to obtain a richly extracted wine.

Cooperage / Aging:  Aged for 17 months in French (one new and three 1-4 year old) oak barrels

Bottling Date:  February 17, 2016

Winemaker Notes

Color:  dark ruby

Aromas:  concentrated blackberry and briar with notes of vanilla and spice

Palate:  rich layered blackberry flavors, dense structure, long blackberry finish

Production

98 Cases