2015 ALDO’S VINEYARD

Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley Zinfandel

Full of vibrant strawberries, dried flowers, peach pith, crème fresh and spiced gumdrops. The entry is soft and weighty and gives way to supple, round tannins. The lovely finish is the signature of this elegant, surprisingly feminine, and is remarkably balanced.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.7%

Harvest Dates: September 16, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: Immediately drinkable and worthy of 5 to 7 more years of cellar time.

Price: Fall Release

2015 BEDROCK VINEYARD

Sonoma County Zinfandel

Layers of aromas including red fruits, brandied cherries, ginger, lilac blossom, nutmeg and earthy tones. This wine is medium bodied with opulent broad spectrum tannins that hit every corner of the palate.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.7%

Harvest Date: August 26, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: This wine is pleasurable now and will be drinking beautifully over the next 3-5 years.

Price: Wait List Only

2015 BLACK CHICKEN

Napa Valley Zinfandel

Dark color, ripe aromatics and juicy acidity. The nose is full of vibrant black cherry, strawberries, crème fresh, dried flowers, brown and black spices and bread pudding. The entry is soft and weighty and gives way to supple round tannins.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.8%

Harvest Dates: September 2-29, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: The lovely finish is the signature of this elegant, surprisingly feminine, and remarkably balanced Zinfandel that is immediately drinkable and worthy of 5-7 years more.

Price: $48  Purchase

2015 FALLERI VINEYARD

Napa Valley Zinfandel

Unique aromas of white peach, pink taffy, jasmine, dried strawberry and raspberry and green tea. Medium bodied with light delicate tannins are coupled with flavors of plum, apricot and cranberries.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.3%

Harvest Date: September 29, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: This wine is pleasurable now and will be drinking beautifully over the next 2-5 years.

Price: $62  Wine Club Only

2015 FOUNDING FARMERS

Napa Valley Zinfandel

The mature and old vines in St. Helena produce a Zinfandel that is very aromatic with notes of dried cherries, plum and rich spices.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 15.2%

Harvest Dates: September 2-21, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: This wine is pleasurable now and will be drinking beautifully over the next 2-5 years.

Price: Sold Out

2015 GRANDE VINEYARDS

Napa Valley Zinfandel

Layers of aromatics including red plum, strawberry, graham cracker, peach, dried herbs, currants, and white pepper. Soft entry with medium weight that is fresh and supple. Building tannins with flavors of blackberry, quince and spiced cake.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.4%

Harvest Dates: September 2, 2015 & September 10, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “age-ability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: This wine has a long finish showing great aging potential.

Price: Fall Release

2015 LIMERICK LANE

Russian River Appellation Zinfandel

Inky in color with complex layers of aromatics. Wild blackberry, tea leaf, blue flowers, blue fruits, cedar and cocoa powder. A lively entry with the weight of bold fruit and a popping acidity lend to a long and mouthwatering finish.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.8%

Harvest Dates: August 20, 2015

Vintage Notes:Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: This wine is pleasurable now and will be drinking beautifully over the next 2-5 years.

Price: $58 Wine Club Only

2015 MONTE ROSSO VINEYARDS

Moon Mountain, Sonoma County Zinfandel

Full of exotic and red fruit aromatics as well as cinnamon, wild iris, pomegranate, toasted oats, mixed dried fruits, blueberry and ginger bread. A lively entry with good weight enhances the minerality and the zesty, natural acidity of this wine.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.2%

Harvest Date: August 20, 2015

Vintage Notes:Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: Drinks beautifully now and shows 8-10 years ageing potential.

Price: Fall Release

2015 OLD KRAFT VINEYARD

St. Helena Appellation Zinfandel

Fragrant wine with hints of mango, peppermint, orange rinds, cantaloupe, vanilla and red stone fruits.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.5%

Harvest Date: September 4, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: Drinks beautifully now and shows 7-10 years ageing potential.

Price: $52  Purchase

2015 PAGANI RANCH

Sonoma County Zinfandel

Blackberry, blueberry, ripe plum, apricot, fig, baking spices, cola, graham cracker and toasted vanilla oak. An integrated package of fat tannins and pleasing taut acidity.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.6%

Harvest Date: September 24, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: This is a big structured Zinfandel to watch develop over months and years to come.

Price: Fall Release

2015 R.W. MOORE VINEYARD

Coombsville, Napa Valley Zinfandel

Beautiful Dark blue-black color with aromas of both black and bing cherry, black tea, fresh herb and dusty minerality with earthy tones. This wine has a graceful texture and is nicely balanced with deep mid-palate fruit and fresh acidity.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.8%

Harvest Date: September 13, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: This wine is pleasurable now and will be drinking beautifully over the next 3-5 years.

Price: Sold Out

2015 ROCKPILE

Rockpile Appellation Zinfandel

This wine explodes out of the glass with aromas of plum, pomegranate, red licorice and strawberries & cream. It has high tone motifs of spices and flowers with an elegant entry and a backbone of bold fruit framed with toasted vanilla oak.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.3%

Harvest Date: August 27, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: This elegant and sneaky-big, young wine evolves in the glass and will in the bottle. Some patience will be greatly rewarded.

Price: Fall Release

2015 STAGECOACH VINEYARD

Napa Valley Zinfandel

Layered, nuanced, sophisticated, and redolent with rustic and earthy aromatics. Wild blackberries, notes of dried sage, wild iris and compote of mixed berries. Firm and succulent mid palate tannins with a cleansing snap of acidity make for a long and juicy finish.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.7%

Harvest Date: August 26, 2015 & September 11, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: This wine is pleasurable now and will be drinking beautifully over the next 5+ years.

Price: $55  Purchase

2015 VALSECCHI VINEYARD

Carneros District Sonoma Valley Zinfandel

Both red and black fruits are present in the nose of this lovely wine. Strawberry/rhubarb pie and exotic fruits also fill the nose. This wine has concentrated fruit with a punch of acid which makes for a beautiful interplay and balance with a long refreshing finish..

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.9%

Harvest Date: September 10, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: This wine is pleasurable now and will be drinking beautifully over the next 3-5 years.

Price: $58Wine Club Only

2015 VAROZZA VINEYARD

St. Helena Appellation Zinfandel

This wine has a dark fruit profile with Dark berries, black and red cherry, black tea, dusty minerality and earthy tones. It has a plush mouth-feel and a graceful texture.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 14.8%

Harvest Dates: August 26-27, 2015

Vintage Notes: Early harvest yields high quality wine grape crop. In spite of dry conditions, vintners are using words like “quality,” “complexity”, “ageability”, and “excellent” to describe their expectations for the 2015 vintage in Napa Valley. Harvest started and ended with record early dates.

Ageability: A tremendous Zinfandel that will live a long life and drink beautifully in the shorter term, too.

Price: $50 Purchase