A rich and vibrant red wine that showcases the best characteristics of the Zinfandel grape variety. A deep ruby color with hints of purple, enticing the senses from first glance. The nose is filled with an array of captivating aromas, ranging from ripe blackberries and black cherries to subtle notes of dark chocolate and vanilla. These fragrances intertwine harmoniously, creating an enticing bouquet that promises a complex and enjoyable tasting experience.
Exuding a velvety texture and full-bodied presence, ripe fruit flavors take center stage, with juicy blackberries, plums, and raspberries leading the way. The wine's well-integrated tannins provide a structured backbone, while balanced acidity lends freshness and ensures a vibrant drinking experience. A touch of spice, such as black pepper or cloves, adds depth and complexity to the flavor profile, enhancing he overall enjoyment.
The bold flavors and well-rounded structure make it an excellent complement to hearty meat dishes, such as grilled steak or braised short ribs. It can also be enjoyed with roasted vegetables, flavorful cheeses, or even a rich chocolate dessert.
With a rich history spanning nearly 50 years, Dry Creek Vineyard has become a pioneer in crafting world-class wines while promoting sustainable and organic practices.
Founded in 1972 by David Stare, who as among the first to recognize Dry Creek Valley's potential for producing high-quality wines. With a commitment to showcasing the best of what the region has to offer, Dry Creek Vineyard focuses on varietals that thrive in the area's Mediterranean climate, including Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc, and Bordeaux varieties.
The winery boasts a diverse range of vineyard sites, each with its own distinct microclimate and soil composition, contributing to the complexity and depth of their wines. This attention to detail extends to their sustainable farming practices, where they employ methods such as cover cropping, water conservation, and integrated pest management.
The winemaking team combines traditional techniques with modern innovation to create wines of exceptional character and finesse. From hand-harvesting the grapes, to employing gentle and precise winemaking methods, their commitment to quality shines through in every bottle.
Dry Creek Vineyard continues to be a standard-bearer for excellence in winemaking, embracing their legacy while embracing new innovations. With their unwavering commitment to sustainability, meticulous craftsmanship, and dedication to showcasing the best of Dry Creek Valley, Dry Creek Vineyard stands as a testament to the passion and artistry that goes into creating exceptional wines.
750ML / 14.8% ABV