Zinfandel Old Hill Ranch "Ancient Field Blend" 2013

SKU/Code: 
DB7097-13
Product Line: 
Red
Varietal: 
Zinfandel
Country: 
United States
Region: 
California
Bucklin

From a 12 acre block of vines that were planted in 1885. The vineyard is a mosaic of over two dozen grape varieties — principally Zinfandel, but also Grenache, Alicante Bouchet, Petite Sirah, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Carignane, and Tempranillo, to name a few. The grapes are fermented together.

12 acres, 30 grape varieties, 1 wine.

VINEYARD: Old Hill Ranch - 130 yr old vines 
BLEND: Zinfandel (≈ 60%), Grenache (≈15%), Alicante Bouschet (≈ 10%), Petite Sirah(≈ 5%), & at least 20 other varieties. 
VINIFICATION: Two fermentations, blending in March, native yeast, 22 months barrel aging in 40% new French oak, no filtration. 
 
CASES PRODUCED: 511