Dry Creek Vineyard Heritage Vines ZInfandel 2017
This vintage presents enticing aromatics of dried cranberry and boysenberry with hints of cocoa powder, nutmeg, dried sage and cedar. On the palate, brambly flavors of blackberry and black cherry come forward with bright acidity complimented by deeper notes of dark chocolate, espresso and black pepper. The tannins are silky and smooth to lend a round, rich mouthfeel. From start to finish, this remarkable wine offers refreshing acidity paired with excellent structure and a round, rich mouthfeel.
Blend: 77%Zinfandel, 21% Petite Sirah, 2% Carignane
|Wine Spectator: 91|
|Briary and vibrant, with zesty raspberry, toasted sage and cracked pepper flavors that take on richness toward polished tannins. Drink now through 2025.|
|Wine Enthusiast: 92|
|This wine offers sultry spice and brown sugar notes. Structured tannins wrap around integrated acidity, tangy red fruit, dark chocolate and coffee. Blended with 21% Petite Sirah and 2% Carignan, it has a lasting richness to the finish. Best Buy|