Zinfandel 2014 Cochons Sauvages 1.5L
This wine is made from the intensely flavorful Zinfandel grapes grown in the red soil of our Cochons Sauvages Block located at the top of Bradford Mountain.
Dry Creek Valley
Average bix: 28.9
Aged for 17 months in French (one new and three 1-4 year old) oak barrels
Aromas of concentrated blackberry and briar with notes of vanilla and spice, deep ruby in color, and a palate filled with rich layered blackberry flavors, a dense structure, and long blackberry finish.
This COCHONS SAUVAGES BLOCK Zinfandel is a grown in the thin red soil of our small vineyard block at the top of Bradford Mountain. Four best barrels were selected for an optimum blend of concentrated dark fruit flavor, well-structured tannin and lush mouthfeel.
The grapes were crushed into small fermenters. After cold-soaking for three days to extract rich color, the must fermented on the skins for three weeks to obtain a richly extracted wine.