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NEW! 2019 Zinfandel, Pritchett Peaks

Rockpile

NEW! 2019 Zinfandel, Pritchett Peaks
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$50.00
/ 750 ml
SKU: MW19ZNRPPP
Wine Specs
Vintage
2019
Varietal
Zinfandel
Appellation
Rockpile
Composition
100% Zinfandel
Production
292 cases
Aging
14 months in oak barrels 100% French
Alcohol %
14.75
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Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Our 2019 Pritchett Peaks Zinfandel has perfumed notes of baked blackberry pie, lilac blossom, savory baking spices and elements of crushed rock. Lots of layers, showing fresh black cherry, milk chocolate tones and spice, stretch over finely grained tannins that resolve into a supple finish. This wine would greatly benefit from at least one additional year in the bottle. Enjoy it over the next 8-10 years.
Vineyard Notes
This property borders our original 1868 homesteaded land and we first planted grapes here in 2008. Rising to approximately 1,250 feet in elevation, this vineyard is at the top of the Rockpile ridgeline and offers a completely different terroir than our other Rockpile Zinfandel sites. Because of its eastern sun exposure, this block only gets direct sunlight early in the morning, and its nearly 30- degree slope provides optimal drainage and wind exposure.
Winemaker Notes
The Pritchett Peaks are the mountains that form the eastern border of Lake Sonoma and are named after the Pritchett family, some of the earliest Rockpile area settlers.