Nice dark color. Angry Violet! Aromas of forest fruits such as myrtilles, strawberries and blackberries. On he second nose aromas such as vanilla, violet and roses emerge. Beautifully ripe and balanced style. Intense but with very fine tannin and a nice round character. Opulent and long final.
Grilled or roasted red meat, fine game, spicy stews, roast pork and savory cheeses.
Lodi is seen as the first Zinfandel capital in the world. Here you will find the oldest vines of Zinfandel grapes. Awarded as the wine region of the year in 2015 for its sustainable wine legislation. Mediterranean climate with warm temperatures during the day and cooled by a sea breeze and relatively much cooling during the night.
Deep loam soils with many granite rocks underneath.
87% Zinfandel, 10% Petit Sirah and 3% Shiraz. After gentle pressing, classical, temperature-controlled fermentation. Maceration in large wooden casks. Maturation occurs on 90% French and 10% American oak (used barrels) for 15 months.