2016 ZINFANDEL - Arroyo Grande Valley
Amazing and unexpected floral and fruit notes will astonish your senses with a dash of white pepper to let you know you're drinking Zinfandel. Beautiful to the eyes, nose and pallet! Soft tannins and a medium body make this a delight! It won't last long!
Appellation: Arroyo Grande Valley, San Luis Obispo County
Vineyard: DePaola Vineyard, Arroyo Grande, CA
Soil: Sand to sandy clay loam with an ocean floor composition
Composition: 100% Zinfandel
Harvest Date: Sep. 15, 2016
Juice Stats: Brix 25.4, pH 3.69, TA 0.621
Vinification: Hand sorted, destemmed with a long cold soak. Inoculated with T73 with a long post soak. 18 months on lees in 1 & 2 use barrels (50% French, 50% American). Wine is unfined and unfiltered.
Cooperage: 40% new American oak barrels. 40% 2-3 year American oak, 20% 2-3 yr French oak
Production: 125 cases
Silver Medal: 2019 OC Commercial Wine Competition