Peter Franus Zinfandel ‘Brandlin Vineyard’ 2018
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Peter Franus Zinfandel ‘Brandlin Vineyard’ 2018 is youthful, vibrant, and medium ruby in color, the nose greets you with bramble fruits, white pepper, allspice, clove, and a touch of vanilla. The flavors reflect the nose with more wild berry notes, cranberry, and a hint of coffee. The tannins are subtle and integrated and lead to a lip-smacking finish. Plenty of pleasure here.
I like to ferment our Zinfandels at temperatures slightly lower than those for Bordeaux reds to accentuate the zesty and forward fruit character of the variety. Aging exclusively in Burgundian French oak barrels adds complexity as well as refinement to the wine.
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Mount Veeder’s viticultural roots stretch back to the mid-19th Century. Although many vineyards flourished on this mountainous terrain by the dawn of the 20th Century, Prohibition halted viticultural activities. It wasn't until the 1960s, amidst Napa Valley's wine revival, that Mount Veeder saw resurgence. This unique region earned its American Viticultural Area (AVA) designation in 1990, an accolade that... Read More