Mauritson Rockpile Ridge Zinfandel 2019
Dense and concentrated aromas of ripe black fruits, espresso and sweet vanilla anchor dominate, with additional notes of dried underbrush and leather. The focused, supple entry strikes a balance between fresh blue-black fruits and savory minerality. Powerful yet poised, its density lends itself to a long and lasting finish.
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Graziano Zinfandel 2017, Mendocino$22.00
The Graziano Zinfandel 2017, Mendocino, comes from 5 different old vine Zinfandel vineyards scattered throughout the benchlands and hillsides of Mendocino County. Old vine vineyards such as Tournour, Kazmet and Zeller grace this fine wine. Many of these vineyards are still farmed by 3rd and 4th generation Italian-Americans. This vintage displays a rich dark purple garnet color and deep aromas of black cherry, boysenberry, plum, spicy sandalwood with hints of toasty oak. Uplifting flavors of plum, black cherry cola and a subtle of earthiness combine to give this full-bodied Zinfandel a generous mouth-feel. Rich full tannins and balanced acidity lead into a long, lingering finish. Enjoy with garlic and rosemary seasoned lamb chops, Italian sausage or spicy tomato pasta dishes. A grilled burger with melted gorgonzola in one hand and this Zin in the other hand is what the good life is all about.
Brown Chaos Theory 2019$44.00
Now in its seventeenth vintage, Brown 2019 Chaos Theory continues to echo their journey through the world of wine, consistently proving that the best is yet to come, there’s always something to look forward to, and no matter how random or chaotic things may seem there is method and meaning to all that we do and experience. Simply put, all’s well that ends well!
Brilliant dark magenta core with ruby rim. Lively nose of ripe Rainier cherries, blackberry compote, winter spice, and heavy cream leads to Asian apple and Meyer lemon followed by dark chocolate, tiramisu, and fresh baked croissants/brioche. Time in the glass brings forth ripe black fruit and dark chocolate underpinning primary notes of graphite, pencil shavings, green pepper, vineyard dust, and anise. Silky mouthfeel, medium-bodied yet markedly vibrant. Over time the integration of its blended components will make this a wine to revisit again and again, each bottle revealing a new dimension as it evolves. 55% Napa Valley Cabernet Franc, 35% Brown Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Monte Rosso Zinfandel 3500 cases made.
Elyse Zinfandel 2018, Morisoli Vineyard$43.00
Morisoli Vineyard is located in the heart of the Rutherford Bench, between Niebaum and Manley Lanes, at the base of Mount Saint John. This area has a worldwide reputation for producing complex, distinctive and age worthy wines. The unique terroir consists of well-drained, light, dusty, gravelly soil that produces grapes with vibrant flavor and impeccable balance. The resulting wines express equal parts power and finesse. This historic vineyard has been meticulously farmed by the Morisoli family for over a century. Each year, since 1987, Elyse Winery has been fortunate to produce a Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel from this very special place in Napa Valley. Rutherford brilliance on display with inviting aromas of dark cherries, roasted coffee, ground cocoa nib, nutmeg, and caramel. Medium body with plush and velvety tannins. Youthful, but streamlined.