Russian River Valley Zinfandel 2006
Classic Russian River Valley Zin; bright red-fruit aromas, medium mouthfeel and a medley of dark cherries and tart raspberries, toasty wood on the finish.
This is a local Russian River Valley wine. It grew, fermented, and aged for 14 months in mostley neutral barrels all within a few miles of the Estate. This wine will taste its best beginning in 2008 and will continue to impress for the next decade. This blend of 100% Zinfandel showcases classic Russian River Valley Zin with classic bright red-fruit aromas, a medium mouthfeel, and a medley of dark cherries and tart raspberries that intertwine with just the right amount of toasty wood on the finish.
Our 2006 Russian River Valley Zin is grown by Harvest Moon and our neighbors on Olivet and Piner roads. The '06 vintage was one of the best vintages to date due to the prolonged growing season and other natural vineyard variables. With early rains slowing down the initial harvesting period and the classic Indian Summer weather pattern following, the complex sugars were allowed to slowly mature