2008 Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel

54%
  Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel, Teldeschi Ranch
35%
  Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel, Mounts Ranch
8%   Russian River Valley Carignane, Papera Ranch
3%
  Dry Creek ValleyPetite Sirah, Teldeschi Ranch

pH: 3.69
T.A.: 0.65 g/100mL
Alcohol: 15.2%
Cases Produced: 292

Predominantly from Teldeschi Ranch (planted in 1885) and Mounts Ranch (planted in 1952), yields were generally in the range of 1.5 to 2.5 tons per acre. An 11% mix of petite sirah and carignane completed the palate, adding just the right amount of tannin and acidity. Aged in French oak, 23% new. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.

Tasting Note: Medium to medium-dark garnet-ruby. Classic Dry Creek zin aromas of red cherries, minerals, and dusty, red earth. Bright and lively in the mouth with plenty of cherry-laced fruit flowing into the persistent, sappy finish. Strikes a lovely balance between ripeness and freshness. Enjoy 2011 through 2018. (MRO – 3/15/10)

Suggested Retail: $34 - Sold Out
Release Date: April 2010
 
 
 

 

 

 

 
   
     
     
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