Green & Red Vineyard 2018 Estate Zinfandel, Chiles Mill Vineyard, Napa Valley

Item Number: 20240

UPC: 0-632930691296

Country: USA
Region: California
Sub Region: Napa Valley
Appellation/AVA: Chiles Valley
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Vineyard Designation: Chiles Mill Vineyard
Vintage: 2018
Grape(s): 100% Zinfandel
Type: Wine - Red
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 12
Closure: Cork
Alc by Vol(%): 15.2
Total Acidity: 6.62 g/L
pH: 3.51
Soil Type: Red Chert veined with Green Serpentine, our namesake soils, intermixed with Sobrante Loam.
Elevation: 900 - 1200 ft.
Case Production: 860

Vineyard Notes: The Chiles Mill Vineyard is approximately 5.89 acres with 6,414 vines planted. Situated at 900-1200 ft elevation, the vineyard overlooks Chiles Canyon and remnant walls of the grist mill built by pioneer Joseph Ballinger Chiles. Heritage Zinfandel cuttings from Pacini, Picchetti, Geyserville, Hambrecht. Rootstocks: 110R, St. George

Winemaking Notes: Fruit was destemmed onto a shaker table and berry sorted into open top stainless steel tanks. A 3-day cold soak was followed by an approximately 10-day fermentation. Aged 14 months in our cave, in 70% American oak and 30% French oak barrels, 20% of which was new oak.

Tasting Notes: Pomegranate and red raspberry with hints of orange peel and angostura. Gorgeous tannins resolve to a clean finish with refreshing acidity.