|2012 Hughes Family Vineyards Zinfandel
A wine with luscious richness and maturity
Varietal: 100% Zinfandel
Appellation: Sonoma Valley
Vineyard: Wild Turkey
Bottled: July 13, 2014
Aging: 20 months in 100% French oak, using only 47% new
Production: 427 cases
Appearance: Rich, dark ruby red.
Aroma: Complex and classic Zinfandel aromas of dried fig, cherry, and raspberry, clean earth, and espresso.
Taste: Rich and supple with luscious red fruits, pepper, and smoke. Mouth-watering, with beautifully integrated tannin and sweet oak and balanced acidity. Lingering finish.
Pairs with grilled meats and pork, spicy wursts and sausages, salmon, pastas with spicy sauces, cheeses, chocolates.