Vintage
2016
D Block
100% Zinfandel

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/ 2016 Zinfandel 750ml Bottle
SKU: DBLK2016ZIN
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D Block is flush with a bouquet of rose petals, bay leaf, and vanilla. Expect a glass of silky tannins, wrapped in notes of raspberry, blackberry, black cherry, clove, molasses, and black pepper.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Zinfandel
Appellation
Paso Robles, Adelaida District
Vineyard Designation
D Block
Harvest Date
8/26/2016
Sugar
25.4 Brix at harvest
Acid
6.1 g/L
pH
3.55
Bottling Date
2/16/18
Residual Sugar
0 g/L
Alcohol %
14.4
Production
54 cases produced
Production Notes
Harvested at optimum ripeness. Picked all clones at the same time. Cluster sorted prior to destemming, whole berry destemmed and berry sorted post destemming fermented French Oak barrels with heads removed, 3-5 cold soak, 14-21 day maceration time, punched down 1-3 x daily, pressed at dryness in small basket press, ML fermentation completed in barrel, aged for 16 months in 30% New French Oak
Vineyard Notes
100% Mustang Springs Ranch, 100% Davis Block
Winemaker Notes
18 different clones (DNA Unique) sourced from 18 sites with a minimum vine age of 100 years old. 6-Sonoma County, 4-Mendocino County, 3-SLO County, 2-Napa County, 1-Amador County, 1-Alameda County & 1-Bari, Italy. Collaboration between ZAP and UC Davis to help preserve these Heritage Clones Planted in 2011 on a 9x6 Spacing
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