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
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.
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.