Sky Zinfandel 2013
GRAPES: 100% estate Zinfandel
VINEYARD: 2100ft, eastern-facing hillside, morning sun and mist/fog-cooled afternoons. Iron-rich, red volcanic soils.
CELLAR: vinified in one ton, open top fermenters, three daily manual punchdowns, pressed in a 100yr old basket press and aged for one year in neutral French oak
CELLAR ADDITIONS: minimal SO2 on bottling
TASTING PROFILE Classic Sky profile: – intense fruit and pepper – reminiscent of iconic 80s and 90s library wines. Warm days and cool nights: perfectly ripened but unweathered fruit and a wine that’s deep but fresh.