2014 ALDO’S VINEYARD

Oak Knoll District, Napa Valley Zinfandel

This wine melds both black and red fruit profiles combined aromas of spiced gum drops, clove, Worcestershire sauce, peach and vanilla characters. A plush soft entry leads to escalating tannins with flavors of fleshy melon, papaya, dark plum and figs.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 15.4%

Harvest Dates: September 17, 2014

Vintage Notes: Warm, dry spring brought early bud break, helped with canopy vigor and berry size and created ideal conditions for flowering and fruit set under sunny skies. Consistent temperatures for optimal vine activity, resulting in notably healthy vines as fruit went through veraison and ripening.

Ageability: A mouthwatering and lengthy finish show signs of great ageing potential.

Price: $78 Limited Availability

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: $52  Purchase

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  Purchase

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: $38 Purchase

2014 GRANDE VINEYARDS

Napa Valley Zinfandel

Beautiful purple hue. Layers of aromatics including cranberry, peach, camphor, banana bread, cumin, dried herbs, currants, juniper berry and white pepper. Soft entry that is fresh and supple. Building tannins with flavors of blackberry, quince and spiced cake.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 15.4%

Harvest Dates: September 8, 2014 & September 20, 2014

Vintage Notes: Warm, dry spring brought early bud break, helped with canopy vigor and berry size and created ideal conditions for flowering and fruit set under sunny skies. Consistent temperatures for optimal vine activity, resulting in notably healthy vines as fruit went through veraison and ripening.

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

Price: $50   Limited Availability

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 Purchase

2014 MONTE ROSSO VINEYARDS

Moon Mountain, Sonoma County Zinfandel

This is the Grand Daddy of wines! Full of exotic fruit aromatics as well as cinnamon, wild iris, pomegranate, toasted oats, mixed dried fruits, blueberry and ginger bread. A gentle entry with good weight is balanced with minerality and zesty, natural acidity. Mountain tannins assure us of this wines graceful aging potential.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 15%

Harvest Date: August 31, 2014

Vintage Notes: Warm, dry spring brought early bud break, helped with canopy vigor and berry size and created ideal conditions for flowering and fruit set under sunny skies. Consistent temperatures for optimal vine activity, resulting in notably healthy vines as fruit went through veraison and ripening.

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

Price: $62   Limited Availability

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

2014 PAGANI RANCH

Sonoma County Zinfandel

Blackberry, blueberries, ripe plum, apricot, fig, baking spices, cola, graham cracker, smoked cured meats and some herbal tones. An integrated package of fat tannins and pleasing taut acidity.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 15%

Harvest Date: September 20, 2014

Vintage Notes: Warm, dry spring brought early bud break, helped with canopy vigor and berry size and created ideal conditions for flowering and fruit set under sunny skies. Consistent temperatures for optimal vine activity, resulting in notably healthy vines as fruit went through veraison and ripening.

Ageability: Supremely age worthy. A layered, textural and complex blockbuster of Coombsville Zinfandel. If cellared well, this wine will continue to improve for the next 3-5 years.

Price: $52Purchase

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: $55 Purchase

2014 ROCKPILE

Rockpile Appellation Zinfandel

Dark blue-black color, concentrated, extracted, dark aromas of boysenberry, blackberry, dark cocoa, subtle mint, chamomile, fresh herb and Earl Grey tea and lychee. Polished, gentle but building tannins, round, deep mid-palate fruit, fresh acidity.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Alcohol: 15.4%

Harvest Date: September 15, 2014

Vintage Notes: deep purple color and a farmer’s market of fruit, flowers, spices and toasted herbs – blackberry, papaya, pomegranate, coriander, caraway, dried apricot, roses, textural tannins, dusty stones, vanilla, toasted rye bread.

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

Price: Sold Out

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: $58 Purchase

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