Red Wine, Vintage 2007
VinTank Wine ID
840-0122-005344-01-2007-0-0001 (permalink, short)
22% Petite Sirah
Bottle 750mL (750mL)
VinTank Product ID: 840-0122-005344-01-2007-0-0001-03-1 Suggested Retail Price: US $35.00
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The mostly old vines that make up our Teldeschi are Zinfandel, Carignane, and Petite Sirah, a mélange
typical of older vineyard plantings in California. The three varieties are fermented separately and blended
to taste. Native yeast fermentation, small open-top fermenters, manual punching down of the cap, minimal
processing, and aging in small French oak cooperage all contribute to a style that brings out the best of the
vineyard—power and big flavors. Teldeschi Vineyard is always the highest quality of the Zinfandel vineyards
that Ravenswood crushes from the Dry Creek Valley.
The 2007 Teldeschi Zinfandel is richly perfumed with scents of black raspberry, apricot, and aromatic spices.
Subtle tobacco flavors mingle with flavors of plum and cherry. Red and dark berries dominate the flavor,
where they are joined by the typical Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel characters of vanilla, cherry, and sweet