Snapshot
Vintage: 2015
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: USA
Region: California
Appellation: Sonoma
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Zinfandel
Varietal notes: 93% zinfandel, 7% mixed blacks
Vineyard: Carlisle Vineyard-Sonoma
Soil: Huichica loam
Viticulture: The Carlisle Vineyard was planted in 1927. As was tradition with the vines are head pruned and are farmed sustainably.
Vinification: After a five-day cold soak, the must was inoculated with two different strains of yeast
Aging: After completing the fermentation the wine was moved to French oak- 25% new.
Notes: Red Mulberry, Cassis, tobaccoand fresh tilled loam exude from the glass. Perfect balance with silken texture, Zinfandel flavors. Gentle tannins and classic old vine Zinfandel flavors of brambled red fruits and spice.
Ratings
Publication: Wine advocate
Rating: (90-93)
Publication: Vinous
Rating: (91-94)