2017 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


Alcohol: 15.9%


Silver Medal: 2019 OC Commercial Wine Competition

2017 ZINFANDEL - Arroyo Grande Valley