93 Points, Gold MedalSommelier Challenge, 2019
90 Points, Editors' ChoiceWine Enthusiast Magazine, February 2020
"A classic structure and good depth of flavor bring rich fruit and an appetizing texture to the fore in this full-bodied wine. Hints of vanilla and cedar lead to ripe black-cherry and plum flavors, while light, peppery, earthy accents keep it interesting"
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94 Points, Platinum Medal2016 Vintage
Critics Challenge, 2018
92 Points, Gold Medal2016 Vintage
OC Wine Society, 2018
Sierra Foothills Vineyard Sourcing
The Sierra Foothills, nestled against the Sierra Nevada mountain range in central California, is renowned for producing California's finest Zinfandels, some of them crafted from 19th-century vines. This organically farmed old vine vineyard is planted on hillsides with soils of sandy clay loam derived from decomposed granite. The warm days and cool evening breezes from the Sierra Mountains promote full ripening of the grapes and a balanced acidity, leading to robust, intensely flavored wines.