A more “traditional” take on Lodi Zinfandel. The nose pops with dark fruit (thanks to the 118-year old Schmeid Vineyard) and sweet oak. The fruit is the star on the palate...but makes a bit of space for some spice. The finish cranks along - with help from soft tannins and subtle oak.
'16 the double standard
All Zinfandel all the time here. Sourced from two different vineyards - one 45-years old...and the other 120-years old - this take on the grape leans a bit more "Lodi." This Zinfandel is more fruit driven (as you might expect) without being "overdone." The wine was aged for nearly 30-months in American oak barrels. The final alcohol content is 14.9% by volume and a total of 73 cases were produced.