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2015

Zinfandel

This medium-bodied, Lodi Zin is bold, spicy and bursting with fresh berries.

Taste

Bursting with fresh berries, this Zin is complemented by notes of cardamom spice and a smooth, earthy finish.

Food Pairings

Bold and spicy, this wine goes well with similar foods. Enjoy with foods, such as pulled pork, barbecue ribs, meat loaf, eggplant parmesan and pizza.

Viticulture Notes

Grown in the Lodi Appellation, this variety does extremely well in the warm sunny days and cool nights, similar to the Mediterranean climate. With deep sandy soils, and more old vine Zinfandel vineyards than any other appellation, Lodi has become known for its quality Zinfandel grapes.

Winemaking Notes

Grapes were harvested in the morning and gently crushed to a temperature controlled stainless steel tank. The wine was fermented around 85°F and was pumped over three times a day until going dry on the skins. The tank was drained, and the skins were removed to a press, where a soft pressing liberated the wine from the skins and seeds. It was then aged with oak for 16 months and allowed to undergo malo-lactic fermentation before being racked to tank for finishing before bottling.

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Snap Shot

Appellation:Lodi

Grapes:Zinfandel

Alcohol:14.5% by Vol.

Residual Sugar:.35 g/100 mL (%)

PH:3.72

Total Acidity:6.5 g/L Tartaric Acid

Harvested:October 2015

Brix at Harvest:25º Brix Average

Bottled:June 2017

Production:900

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