2013 Estate Zinfandel – Talty Estate Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley – Prior Release
2013 Talty Estate Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley 14.4%
The Estate Zinfandel comes from our own six acre, 54 year old head pruned and dry farmed vineyard in the heart of Dry Creek Valley. To intensify and concentrate the flavors we drop fruit production in the vineyard to no more than 2 tons per acre.
The 2013 Talty Estate Zinfandel is 7% Petite Sirah, 3% Carignane, 90% Zinfandel. Spicy black pepper, dark cherry fruit and black currants with medium toasted oak. Incredibly balanced, succulent and medium dark bodied with lovely acidity and medium soft tannins. Finishing long and lingering on the palate as a Talty Zinfandel should!