Thanks to its popularity both for home winemaking and as communion wine, many Zinfandel vines were able to survive prohibition, leading to the abundance of "old vine" Zinfandels. These low-yielding, ancient vines tend to produce wine that is deeply concentrated, delicately perfumed and decidedly complex.
?This wine is bright and sassy. Its aromas and flavors of pure red fruit and lively minerality should make it an excellent pairing choice with slow-cooked, crockpot chicken stew. (Tasted: September 25, 2018, San Francisco, CA)