1998 Gallo of Sonoma Barrelli Creek Zinfandel
Our family's Barrelli Creek Vineyard is located in the temperate, Region III hillsides of Sonoma Countys Alexander Valley; on a site first planted by Italian immigrants over a century ago. The low vigor of this vineyard's gravelly clay loam soils, in combination with its micro-climate and optimal viticultural practices, yield intensely concentrated Zinfandel and Petite Sirah grapes loaded with the zesty aromas and flavors of black cherries, boysenberry jam, and black pepper. With three generatio...
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 86 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: quite possibly over the hill<br/>