2003 Sonoma County Zinfandel

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  Sonoma County Petite Sirah, Riebli Ranch

pH: 3.56
T.A.: 0.688 g/100mL
Alcohol: 15.8%
Cases Produced: 367

Our best Sonoma County zin to date, all the components for this wine are from venerable old-vine, low-yielding vineyards planted between 1905 and 1922. Each component was a fantastic wine in its own right but we decided to blend them to create something greater than the sum of the parts. It was bottled unfined and unfiltered after 15 months of barrel aging.

Tasting Note: Medium-dark to dark ruby. The nose is an explosion of red and black berry fruits intermixed with briary spice. Full-bodied but with sufficient acidity to keep the wine fresh and lively on the palate. Peak enjoyment for this wine should be from 2006 through 2009. (MRO - 3/3/05)

Suggested Retail: $25 - Sold Out
Release Date: Spring 2005




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