Zinjo is a delightful blend of 50% Zinfandel, from Block 14 here on the Estate, and 50% Sangiovese, from the Mohr-Fry Ranches just south of Lodi. Aged in neutral oak for 18 months, it is a medium-bodied wine with a balance of acidity and tannins. Fragrant with beautiful hues, savory with great fruit expression, and a pleasing lively long lasting finish.
Varietal: Zinfandel and Sangiovese
Appellation: Lodi AVA
Harvest Dates: Zinfandel: August 18, 2014, Sangiovese: September 5, 2014
Brix at harvest: Zinfandel: 24 , Sangiovese 22.5
Vineyard Designation: Hoffman Vineyards and Mohr-Fry Ranches
Aging: 18 months in neutral barrels
Bottling Date: July
Residual Sugar: 1.58 g/L
Price: $18.00/bottle plus tax and shipping
$14.40/bottle plus tax and shSping for wine club members
Varietal Fun Facts: Red blends are fun. And Zinjo is no exception. Bright red cherry fruit, light oak in the middle and a long lasting lively spicy finish. What’s not to like?