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: $80  Call

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 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: $52  Purchase

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 Sold Out

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: Sold Out

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: $52   Wine Club Only

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