Elegantly balanced, displays a full tannin structure up front, yet finishes with a silky viscous texture. It drinks pretty darn gorgeous right out of the gate, but will easily go for a decade or more in your cellar.
This vineyard is embraced by agrarian methods that allow the vines to grow naturally. These practices ensure that the vineyard and its environment can continue to produce wines for future generations and is the ultimate in sustainability. Situated in beautiful Glen Ellen, California, this area is known for its outstanding growing soils and climate. The vineyard has been re-established along the gentle rolling hills. The entire property is managed bio-sustainably so that future generations can enjoy a pure and simple refuge in this isolated valley.
85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot; aged for 22 months in 25% new French oak barrels.
Winemaker: Michael Muscardini
Appellation: Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County
Vineyard: Cassata Vineyard
Varietals: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot
Barrel Aging: 22 months in 25% new French oak
Harvested: September 5, 2015
Bottled: January 10, 2019
Cases Produced: 417
93 Points, Gold Medal
This Zinfandel is quintessential Napa style... bursting with flavor now, yet structured with a long life ahead. In a line-up of top Napa Zinfandel. Always a stand out!
91 Points - Connoisseurs' Guide
Golden yellow with perfect clarity, this clings to the glass after a good swirl displaying its viscous moving legs. Fresh, tropical notes of pineapple, kiwi, and peach...
92 Points - Wine Enthusiast
Aromas of black currants, violets, and plums dance in the glass, creating a new experience with every smell and taste. Layers of complex flavors that continue in the glass...
A luscious mouthfeel with bright flavors of honey, pear, apple, and citrus followed by a clean, mineral finish. Lovely on its own but also quite versatile with a variety of foods.
Bursting with aromas of cherry, spice, hints of cranberry and tobacco. Flavors of cherry pie, pomegranate and cola with a soft elegant mouthfeel. Amazingly easy-drinking...
This SILKY Pinot Noir is back and just gets better. CLASSIC Burgundian fruit, sourced from a meticulous and sustainably farmed Vineyard in Carneros. Wonderfully balanced, harmonious.
90 Points, Double Gold
Rich ruby in color and offers an enticing nose of red currant, cinnamon and blackberry. The palate is opulent, full-bodied, with cocoa-dusted dark chocolate truffle.
From the heart of the Napa Valley, well known as a premier climate for growing world class Zinfandel. Warm sunny days lead to well ripened grapes and this Zin's jammy side.