- Wine Type
- 100% Zinfandel
- Dry Creek Valley
- 0.67 g/100ml
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
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
Color: dark ruby
Aromas: concentrated blackberry and briar with notes of vanilla and spice
Palate: rich layered blackberry flavors, dense structure, long blackberry finish