2017 Mounts Estate Old Vine Zinfandel
Deep black fruit aromatics laced with cloves and cinnamon mingle beautifully with the plush and generous flavors of crushed raspberries, blackberries, and warm baking spice. It has a juicy, sweet richness on the palate that carries on for some time.
Whole berry destemming, 4 - 5 day cold soak, punchdowns 3 times per day. Native yeast fermentation in small open top, one ton fermenters. Total skin contact 14 days. Barrel aged 20 months in 45% new French oak Demi-Muid barrel.
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||Dry Creek Valley
||September 14, 2017 through October 8, 2017
||20 months in 45% new French oak
Barrel aged 20 months in 45% new French oak
||4 to 7 years
||Native yeast fermentation in one ton, open top fermenters.