Style: Medium, Smooth
Flavors: Blackberry, Spice, Strawberry
Without a doubt, the best value in California right now (from a negociant’s perspective) is Zinfandel. With a lot of Zinfandel producers in Lodi focusing on feeding the red blend craze of the last few years, the huge volumes resulting from multiple high quality, robust vintages has put pressure on the price of even the best lots of high quality Zinfandel. At the end of the day, what makes our program sing is our ability to pick off the best of the best!
Lot 537 is sourced from one of the North Coast's pioneering wineries for the varietal. With fruit sourced from 60 year-old estate vines aged in 40% new American oak, this is a classic Zin: rich, ripe, and lush, but racy and balanced throughout.