Zinfandel with hints of Petite Sirah and Alicante Bouschet. Rich and fruit-forward, subtly smoky nose full of aromas of cedar, cigar box, and red cherry. On the palate, lush flavors of strawberry and cherry mingle with notes of orange blossom, leading to
54% Zinfandel, 32% Cab Sauv, 9% Cab Franc, 3% Petit Verdot, 2% Petite Sirah. On the nose a sweet hint of caramel, raspberry, black currant, and eucalyptus. It’s warm and smooth on the palate, with notes of raspberry preserves, black currant, and tart blac
80% Zinfandel, 10% Syrah, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petite Sirah Aromas of toasty vanilla, blueberries, and a hint of licorice. Spicy pepper, dark fruit and firm tannins on the palate with an elegant finish.
Zinfandel is a black-skinned grape whose origins tie back to Croatia. DNA testing has confirmed that Croatian grapes Crljenak Kaštelanski and Tribidrag are genetically equivalent, and equal to the Primitivo variety from Apulia, Italy. Records indicate that the grape was introduced to Italy in the 18th century, and to the United States in the mid-19th century.