1998 Sonoma County Zinfandel

66%
 
Alexander Valley Zinfandel
11%
 
Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel
14%
 
Russian River Valley Mondeuse
9%
 
Dry Creek Valley Petite Sirah

pH: 3.61
T.A.: 0.625 g/100mL
Alcohol: 14.7%
Cases Produced: 180

Sourced from several venerable old-vine vineyards in Sonoma County, the grapes for this wine were harvested between October 2nd and October 23rd at an average of 24.7 brix. Cold soaks, frequent and vigorous punch-downs, and the use of cultured and indigenous yeast fermentations were some of the techniques we used to maximize flavors and aromas.

Tasting Note: While enjoyable now for its intense cherry and spice aromas, this wine's well-balanced acidity suggests several additional years of development. It should be at its best 3 to 5 years from the vintage date. (MRO - 11/17/99 )

Suggested Retail: $22.50 - Sold Out
Release Date: Spring 2000
 
 
 

 

 

 

 
   
     
     
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