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.: 6.3 g/L
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.

Sonoma County Zinfandel

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