Robert Biale Zinfandel ‘Old Kraft Vineyard’ 2021
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Introducing the Robert Biale Zinfandel ‘Old Kraft Vineyard’ 2021, a true masterpiece meticulously crafted by winemaker David Natali. This exceptional wine is a testament to both the rich history of Napa Valley and the dedication of its vintners.
In the glass, this Zinfandel exhibits a deep, inviting hue that hints at the treasures held within. On the nose, a symphony of aromas unfolds, with mocha, bing cherry, fennel seed, and plum compote dancing elegantly together. These complex fragrances set the stage for the delightful journey ahead.
Upon the first sip, this Zinfandel reveals its true character. A rich and velvety mid-palate unfolds, adorned with notes of blackberry, cloves, black licorice, and the subtle nuance of cigar box. The wine’s fine-grain tannins provide structure and balance, extending the experience into a satisfying and enduring finish.
Crafted from historic vines, this wine pays homage to the legacy of Franz Kraft, a prominent winemaker in the early days of St. Helena. Bob Biale’s expertise was instrumental in revitalizing this rare vineyard, dating back to the 1890s. The result is a limited production of only 392 cases, a true testament to the dedication of those who sought to preserve this piece of Napa Valley’s winemaking history.
In summary, the Robert Biale Zinfandel ‘Old Kraft Vineyard’ 2021 is a remarkable wine that seamlessly blends history and craftsmanship into a bottle. With each sip, it offers a journey through time and terroir, making it a must-have for collectors and connoisseurs alike.