Syrah Zotovich Vyd 2012

Extremely balanced with striking fruit density and voluptuousness.

Tasting Notes

Aromas of blueberry, boysenberry, pepper, and incense, with floral and mineral notes. Juicy and pure, offering black and blue fruit and a velvety, seamless texture. Becomes deeper and sweeter on the subtly tannic finish while retaining excellent focus.

Food Pairing

Roast turkey with dried fruit and nut dressing, Sweet potato and poblano hash, aged cheddar.

Tech Details

Hand-harvested mid-November from the Zotovich Vineyard, which has sandy soil and a predominantly north/south row orientation. 100% whole-cluster fermentation and pressed with an ultra-gentle stainless steel basket press in an 8-hour cycle. Fermented in small lots (2 tons) with native yeast only. Year-round barrel maturation at 55 degrees. No fining, no filtering, and only 1 racking and 1 SO2 addition prior to bottling. Aged for 24 months in 100% neutral oak and 12 months in bottle.
Varietal Composition:
100% Syrah
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