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.
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.
Harvest: September 15th, 2014
Fermentation: 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.
Cooperage / Aging: Aged for 17 months in French (one new and three 1-4 year old) oak barrels.
Bottling Date: February 17, 2016
Production: 98 Cases
Color: dark ruby
Aromas: concentrated blackberry and briar with notes of vanilla and spice
Palate: rich layered blackberry flavors, dense structure, long blackberry finish
Wine Type: Estate Red
Varietal: 100% Zinfandel
Appellation: Estate - Dry Creek Valley
Acid: 0.67 g/100ml
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