2014 Zinfandel, Rancho Bello, Russian River Valley

2014 Zinfandel, Rancho Bello, Russian River Valley

Intensely concentrated fruit and bold structure.

Dense, deeply purple color with blackberry compote and French vanilla aromas. Big uipfront tannins that fade into a long, silky finish with velvety berry flavors.

Production Notes

Hand sorted, machine crushed into 6 ton open top fermentation vats.

Winemaker Notes

Serve wine alone for a deep brooding glass of wine to ponder the days events, I enjoy a 4 to 5 ounce pour to savor for half an hour or more.

Cooperage Notes

30% new French Oak, 30% new American oak and 40% neutral oak barrels. Aged 17 months in barrels

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StyleNew World
AppellationRussian River Valley
PairingBBQ of all kinds, the smokier the better... the smoke highlights the sweet toasty oak elements. Pair with a big fat rib eye steak, or Grilled Pork Tenderloin with cherry BBQ sauce
Drinkable2017 thru 2026
Harvest Date2014-10-13
Harvest Brix29°
ph Level3.61