Dry Creek Single Vineyard Wines: 2007 Somers Ranch Zinfandel

2007 Somers Ranch ZinfandelDry Creek Vineyard Single Vineyard 2007 Somers Ranch Zinfandel

SRP: ($34.00)

A WOW of a wine. Not inexpensive, but a great value in the California league. A wine driven by the terroir of the vineyard, aromas of fresh baked cherry pie and cardamom spice character are evident. On the palate, blackberry fruit and subtle oak nuances are weaved together in a complex tapestry of flavors. The finish is smooth and refined, presenting a sleek and sophisticated ending


Technical Data:

Grapes
100% Zinfandel

Appellation:
100% Dry Creek Valley

Harvest:
October 24 & 25, 2006

Fermentation:
Fermented 19 days at 85°F

Barrel Aging:
18 months in French and Hungarian oak

Alcohol:
15.0%

Total Acidity:
0.54

pH:
3.66

Residual Sugar:
Dry

Aging Potential:
10-15 years

Winemaker Comments:
The Somers Ranch vineyard lies just a mile or so into the Dry Creek Valley. The fruit for this wine comes from adjacent hillside parcels with western facing sun exposure.

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