Tasting Notes: Intense pepper notes and red fruit fragrances merge into full fruit flavors and soft tannins. Enjoy this Zin with almost any dish, now or during the next five years.
Tasting Notes: The nose is full of fresh red fruit, cherries, cranberries and spice. Luscious red fruit flavors make this one go down easy.
Head-trained Zinfandel vines (aka “bush vines” Down Under) yield deeply flavorful fruit. “We go through and drop unevenly ripened bunches, always shocks my brother-in-law and Vineyard Manager David, a bit of tightwad."
“Shiraz here is naturally low yields, so no need to drop crop,” notes Daryl. The 2011 vintage saw much cooler temperatures than several previous years. Harvest was late. “We pick around 24.5 brix to reach about 14% alcohol for a little more elegance.”