2017 Black Magic Late Harvest Zinfandel


Price: $20.00
Quantity:
Averge Brix at Harvest:
33.2°Brix

Alcohol:
15.7%

Total Acidity:
0.74

pH:
3.69


Cases Produced:
832 half-cases, in 375ml bottles


Bottling Date:
January 15, 2018

Fact Sheet

Every once in a while, a twist of fate can deal a quirky hand, and with a stroke of magic it can become an enchanting experience.  Black Magic™ Late Harvest Zinfandel conjures up a charming finale for a delicious meal—lusciously jammy and sweet, it complements many foods from savory cheese plates to decadent chocolate desserts.  Abracadabra!     <Extremely Limited Production>

Winemaker Notes:

Inky blue-purple in color, yummy deep razz-blackberry jam and luscious dark chocolate of oak spices, sweet and pleasingly balanced with a bit of tart freshness and warm vanilla on the finish.

Harvest Date:

September 22 and October 2, 2017

Fermentation Characteristics:

Average of 5 days on skins, punched down twice daily, then pressed off early (at 28-30°brix) and held cold to stop fermentation

Cellar Storage/Aging:

3.5 months in small stainless Steel tank, held cold to prevent fermentation.

Appellation:

100% Sonoma County: 50% Florence Vineyard Zin, Dry Creek Valley, 38% PeaceLand Vineyard Zin, Fountaingrove, 12% Florence Vineyard Zin, Rockpile

Release Date:

January 22, 2018