The 2013 Morisoli Zinfandel is aromatically teasing with scents of crushed berries, violets, bacon, and cinnamon. It is lush all the way across the palate with bright but deep flavors of raspberry, blackberry, and cassis with a creamy texture and ripe, leathery sweet tannins.
We have been making Zinfandel from the Morisoli Vineyard since 1986 and have been the only producer working with these grapes since 1988. The old field-blend vines, Rutherford Bench terroir, and the traditional farming practices always create a truly disticntive style of Zinfandel.
This wine is extremely food friendly. Try it with a peppered steak, osso buco, rich tomato dishes, pasta, or a selection of cheeses.
87% Zinfandel, 13% combination of Alicante Bouschet, Durif, Carignane, Grand Noir, Muscat Hamburg, Negrette, Syrah, and Valdiguie.......or TLTL (Too Long To List)
25.4 and 26.6 degrees
10 1/2 months in American Oak (24% new)
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