|2011 Hughes Family Vineyards Zinfandel
A wine with luscious richness and maturity
GOLD MEDAL 2015 California State Fair - 94 points, Best of Class for Sonoma Region
GOLD MEDAL + BEST IN CLASS 2015 Sunset International Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL 2015 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition - 93 points
Varietal: 100% Zinfandel
Appellation: Sonoma Valley
Vineyard: Wild Turkey
RS: 8 g/liter
Harvest: October 13, 2011
Bottled: August 1, 2013
Aging: 21 months in 100% French oak, using only 50% new
Production: 395 cases
Appearance: Dark ruby red center with garnet edges.
Aroma: Spices! Toffee, cassis, chocolate, dark cherries, raspberries, cinnamon, and caramel.
Taste: Pure seduction and decadence. Rich and supple with luscious red fruits. Mouth-coating flavors, integrated tannin and balanced acidity. Juicy texture with hints of toasty oak.