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Jeff Cohn Cellars

2017 Rinaldi Vineyard Fiddletown Zinfandel
2017 Rinaldi Vineyard Fiddletown Zinfandel

A rich ruby/black cherry color that exhibits aromas of wild raspberry, wild strawberries, white and black pepper and  underbrush (Bramble).  An almost over the top palate that is a multi- layered experience from black raspberry/ Kirsch that has an expansive mid-palate that shows both elegance and intensity with a generous finish.

92 Pts Wine Enthusiast, 92 Pts Connoisseurs' Guide to CA Wines
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SKU: 17RINA
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Zinfandel
Appellation
Fiddletown
Vineyard Designation
Rinaldi Vineyard
Aging
16 mos. 20% New French Oak
Fermentation
15% Whole Cluster Open Top Fermentation
Alcohol %
15.4
Wine Enthusiast
92
Connoisseurs' Guide
92
Wine Profile
Ratings
92 Pts Connoisseurs' Guide to CA Wines
Vineyard Notes
From one of the oldest Zinfandel growing regions in California, originally established in 1865. Rinaldi Vineyard sits at 2000 ft. elevation in the Sierra Foothills of Amador County. 80-100 Year old head trained, dry farmed vines from the Eschen and Rene blocks. Selection: Zin Mendo, Pichetti, Monte Rosso / Clone: PS FPS3 Farming techniques: Trellis Age of vines: 15 years Avg Temp: 50-90 degrees
Production Notes
Vinification: 15% whole cluster, all de-stemmed, not crushed, open top fermenters, punch downs 5 x day
Winemaker Notes
Deep, dark and opaque in color, crushed rock, black pepper and tarragon
Production
210 cases