Sunce 2008 Zinfandel

Sonoma County ‑Bastoni Vinyard

Release Price: $30

Hand Picked and Crushed: Oct 15, 2008

Brix at Harvest: 26

Pressed: Nov 21, 2008

PH: 3.54

TA: .40

RS: .044

Alcohol: 15%

Aged: 13 months in 50% 2-year French oak,

50% new American Oak (Kelvin) oak

Bottled: November 12, 2009

Fountain Grove Area-Riebli Road, Sonoma County.

Notes

The bastion of big Zins! This monolith of a Zin, Suncé’s fourth from Bastoni is heavy-duty on the tarred raisin fruit, but the alcohol is well-cloaked and integrated with a plushness from its 13 months in French and American oak.