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Description

Silky, Rich with Unbated Intensity. Our Richard Sauret Zinfandel displays a definitive "west-Paso" style, reflective of the cooler conditions and limestone soils on this side of the region. Marked by a distinctive minerality and ripe molasses-fruit character, with layers of dark chocolate cherries, rhubarb jam and molasses open the nose, followed by a touch of zesty pepper spice. Silky and rich, the palate continues with unabated intensity. Small amounts of Alicante Bouche and Petite Sirah lend depth, extending the mid-palate and imparting structure and firm tannins. Located at the base of the Santa Lucia Mountains, winegrower Richard Sauret has owned and operated the vineyard for over 60 years, maintaining low yields and producing intensely concentrated flavors.

Tasting Notes

Marked by a distinctive minerality and ripe molasses-fruit character, our Richard Sauret Zinfandel exemplifies the allure and beauty of Paso Robles. Layers of dark chocolate cherries, rhubarb jam and molasses open the nose, followed by a touch of zesty pe

Vineyard Notes

Our Richard Sauret Zinfandel displays a definitive “west-Paso” style, reflective of the cooler conditions and limestone soils on this side of the region. Located at the base of the Santa Lucia Mountains, this steep hillside vineyard is split into two bloc

Winemaker Notes

The grapes from this vineyard have a wonderful spiciness. To capture this, we fermented 20 percent of the fruit whole cluster, allowing the ripe, lignified stems to contribute character, structure and aromatics. During fermentation, we used the Rockpile y
Vintage 2011
Wine Style Red Wine
Varietal Zinfandel
Acid 6.8 g/L
PH 3.6
Ageability 2012 to 2017
Alcohol % 15.2
Size 750 ml