Vintage
2017
Westside
77% Zinfandel, 8% Primitivo, 8% Alicante Bouschet, 7% Petite Sirah

Westside
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$24.00
/ 2017 Zinfandel, 750ml Bottle
SKU: WS2017ZIN
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$288.00
/ Case of 12
 

88 Points Wine Enthusiast

GOLD MEDAL - SUNSET Magazine Int'l Wine Comp.

 

Ever our flagship Zinfandel, this charming wine opens with aromas of rhubarb, saw dust, and allspice. Plum, black cherry, and boysenberry marry with notes of leather, tobacco, casis, and menthol on the palate for a slightly dry finish.

Tasting Notes
Pale garnet, bordering on brick. Extremely balanced, with light grainy tannins, nice length, and a full body. A spicy nose of bay leaves, rose petals, white pepper, coriander, and anise opens up to a mouth full of raspberry brambles and strawberry-rhubarb pie. Accented with hints of ripe stone-fruit, red currants, and vanilla.
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Zinfandel
Appellation
Paso Robles
Harvest Date
08/27/2017-10/06/2017
Sugar
24.6 - 25.5 Brix at Harvest
Acid
6.5 g/L
pH
3.97
Residual Sugar
0.66 g/L
Alcohol %
14.3
Production
7,200 cases produced
Production Notes
The fruit for this Zinfandel was sourced from multiple vineyards on the west side of Paso Robles. Picked as they reached optimal ripeness, the grapes were hand harvested and carefully destemmed. The resulting musts were fermented to dryness and softly pressed before being aged for 18 months in a combination of 30% new French, Hungarian, and American oak barriques and puncheons.
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