2014 Russian River Valley "Old Vines" Zinfandel

29% Russian River Valley Zinfandel, Banfield Ranch
24% Russian River Valley Zinfandel, Saitone Ranch
22% Russian River Valley Zinfandel, Carlisle Vineyard
14% Russian River Valley Zinfandel, Montafi Ranch
11% Russian River Valley Zinfandel, Papera Ranch

pH: 3.41
T.A.: 6.7 g/L
Alcohol: 15.0%
Cases Produced: 759

With an average vine age of over 100 years old, it’s tempting to label this wine as “Reserve.” Just look at the vineyards in this wine! All vineyard designates in their own right! Six percent new French oak, the wine was bottled unfined and unfiltered.

Russian River Valley "Old Vines" Zinfandel

Tasting Note:

This blend boldly collects all the scents and flavors of the Russian River Valley – redwood, cinnamon, rhubarb, red cherry and lifted notes of strawberries and cream.  A very harmonious and friendly wine that provides a spicy palate, with hints of Jolly Rancher candy and cranberry.  Bottled under screw cap, this is the perfect “go to” Thanksgiving wine.  Turkeys beware!  Drink 2017 – 2025. (JCM – 07/18/16)

Suggested Retail: $30 - Sold Out
Release Date: November 2016