Country of Origin: USA
Region: Sonoma County
Type: Red wine
Grape variety: Zinfandel (83%), Petite Sirah (11%), Mixed Blacks (5%), Primitivo (1%)
This Old Vine Zinfandel is sure to impress even the most refined palates, with its bountiful notes of smoky cherry pie, tobacco, cranberry, and generous vanilla, reminiscent of toasted oak. '16 St. Francis Old Vines Zinfandel Sonoma County boasts firm structure with velvety tannins and a long finish.
The 2016 St. Francis Old Vine Zinfandel is a blend of various grapes: Zinfandel (83%), Petite Sirah (11%), Mixed Blacks (5%), Primitivo (1%) vines ranging in age from 55 to more than 100 years old, producing low yields of fruit with highly. This rich, medium-bodied Old Vines Zinfandel reveals abundant aromas of dark red berries, cherry compote and warm spice. Lingering, bright flavors follow, with notes of boysenberry pie, fresh cranberry and a touch of white pepper. The finish is long, smooth and a little spicy.
'16 St. Francis Old Vine Zinfandel is an excellent companion to aged blue cheese, braised or grilled beef, and roast pork.