Tasting Notes: Brown spice, black pepper, black cherry and cocoa aromas with surprisingly big tannins and a very smooth, long finish.
Serve with barbecued, smoked or cured red meats or pork, game, red sauce pastas, chilis, grilled sausages, pizza and hearty stews.
Blend: 80% Zinfandel, 20% Syrah
Appellation: Yavapai County (100% Alcantara Vineyard Grapes)
Harvest Date(s): August 23 (Syrah) and September 11, 2014 (Zin)
Yeast: BM 4×4
Residual Sugar: 0.0%
Total Acidity: 0.69 gm/100 ml (6.9%)
Malolactic: Positive (Enartis ML Silver)
Aging: 19 months in neutral American oak barrels.
Production: Bottled 60 cases in 750 ml bottles on May 12, 2016
2014 Zinfandel | $28.95