The teenage “Bambino” vines were planted in 2000 and represent our “young vine” Zinfandel. The 2017 blend is at least 75% Zinfandel that is co-fermented with Petite Sirah and Alicante Bouchet.
Fermented with indigenous yeast without any nutrient additions. Aged in neutral French oak for approximately 10 months.
Total SO2 55 ppm
TA 5.8 g/l
Wine Spectator – “Lively and briary, with expressive raspberry, smoky tarragon and cracked pepper flavors that pick up speed toward well-groomed tannins. Drink now through 2028. 569 cases made.” (91 Pts)