This 2018 Fanucchi-Wood Road Vineyard Zinfandel opens with intense aromas of blackberry and black cherry with earthy notes. Oering power and plenty of structured tannins, the dark fruit flavors mingle with cola and vanilla creating a gravelly texture on the palate. The bright acidity leads to a lengthy and flavorful finish.
In honor of the many old Zinfandel vineyards that were overlooked for decades in Sonoma County due to prohibition, our Forgotten Vines blend is comprised of several exemplary mature vineyards. These heritage vineyards were first planted in the late 1800s and early 1900s in the warmer reaches of the region. Planted as field blends, Zinfandel is the primary varietal planted, but not the only varietal. Petite Sirah, Carignane, Alicante Bouchet and even some native vines can also be found in some of the vineyards. The vineyards are harvested separately and remain separate throughout fermentation and aging until the final Forgotten Vines blend is crafted.
A dark, deep red in the glass, this Zinfandel opens with dark fruit aromas of blackberry and black cherry with a touch of fresh black pepper. This is a big wine with dense raspberry and blueberry flavors. Full-bodied with balanced acidity and firm tannins, this wine lingers on the palate and has a kiss of violet on the finish.
Enticing aromas of raspberry and spice cake with hints of dust. Baked cherry and blackberry flavors are layered with notes of sweet oak. This is a bold and complex wine with a textured palate and balanced acidity and a touch of herbal notes on the finish.
A true blend of signature Russian River Valley Zinfandel selections, our 2017 O.F.S. Zinfandel opens with a bouquet of aromas of raspberries, black cherry and subtle notes of mushroom. On the palate, youre immediately met with flavors of strawberry tart, while underlying darker fruit and creme brulee linger on the finish. The silky mouthfeel and medium body make this a well-structured yet balanced wine with a lingering finish.