2014 MAURITSON “DRY CREEK VALLEY” ZINFANDEL
When asked why I love Zinfandel so much, the answer is simple… Although the grape allegedly originated in Croatia, Zinfandel thrives in California and nobody produces better Zinfandel than California, period. One of the best illustrations of classic California Zinfandel is Mauritson’s 2014 Dry Creek Valley. With perfectly balanced, penetrating fruit, the 2014 escapes feverishly from the glass with floral raspberry, black plum, baking spices and cracked pepper. The family has been farming vineyards in Dry Creek Valley for more than 140 years, and they’re responsible for pioneering Sonoma’s iconic Rockpile AVA, which became it’s own AVA in 2002. At under forty per bottle, their 2014 Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel completes with the best of the best… At $27.99/btl, well you get the picture. It’s not even fair.
A blend of Block 5, Rockpile Ridge, Madrone Spring and Cemetery vineyards, the 2014 perfectly expresses Dry Creek Valley terroir, emphasized by the gravelly nuance, firm tannins and rich mouthfeel. Peeling back layers of blue and black fruits reveals plenty of crushed black pepper, wild flowers, cinnamon and brown spices. Our veteran tasting panel unanimously agreed that this wine is overwhelmingly delicious. We loved it so much that we have it featured by the glass in our Yountville store.
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