Ghost Pines Zinfandel 750mlStore Pickup, Free Local Delivery $20 Min, Shipping Available
Our Ghost Pines Zinfandel blends fruit from San Joaquin and Sonoma counties to accentuate the best of what each of these phenomenal Zinfandel-producing counties has to offer. Rich and complex, this Zin opens with aromas of ripe raspberry jam, cracked pepper and toasty oak. On the palate, the wine offers intense, jammy flavors of black cherry, boysenberry, brown spice and cola framed by lush structure and a long, multi-layered finish.
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We selected 53% of our blend from San Joaquin County’s Lodi AVA, a region renowned for its worldclass Zinfandel grapes, and the balance from Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley AVA, another outstanding region for sought-after Zinfandel fruit. The 2013 growing season was mild in Lodi, where a Mediterranean climate affords a desirable combination of hot days and cool evenings. Warm spring days were followed by a moderate summer generally free of extreme, high temperatures, allowing Zinfandel fruit to ripen evenly and with full
Prior to fermentation, we bled off ten percent of the juice from our tanks to enhance the skin-to-juice ratio and increase color and flavor intensity in the glass. Fermentation occurred at a maximum temperature of 88°F to increase extraction and to encourage development of Zinfandel’s signature jammy characteristics. We added less than one percent Petite Sirah to complement our Zinfandel’s color, dark fruit flavors and structure. Following fermentation, the wine underwent oak aging for six months before the final lots were blended. We used a selection of French and American Oak best suited to accentuating the fruit sources for this wine.
VARIETAL CONTENT: 100% Zinfandel
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Long Island City, NY 11101
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