Sky Zinfandel 2012

GRAPES: 100% Zinfandel

VINEYARD: iron-rich, red volcanic soil

CELLAR: vinified in one ton open top fermenters, manual punchdown 3 times daily. Pressed in 100 yr old basket press, aged one year in neutral french oak.

CELLAR ADDITIONS: minimal SO2 on bottling

TASTING PROFILE: warmer growing season makes for a bolder wine with intense fruitiness but still with snappy, precise finish.