Bella Vineyards and Wine Caves
Varietal: 100% zinfandel
Appellation: Dry Creek Valley
Sensory Notes: A complex wine, offering fruit layers of blackcurrant and boysenberry with notes of sundried tomato and toasted hazelnut. A soft mouthfeel evolves into velvety tannins and an uplifting finish. This wine will contunue to evolve for the next several years.
Vineyard Notes: Fruit for the Maple Vineyard zinfandel comes from two very special blocks of this benchland property in the heart of Dry Creek Valley. Tina and the late Tom Maple have dedicated their lives to producing some of Dry Creek's finest head-trained, dry-farmed zinfandel grapes. They red clay loam soils provide elegant structure and balance to this wine, while Dry Creek's warm climate ensures bright fruit flavors.
Cellar Recommendation: Enjoy this wine through 2021