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2007 Girard Winery Old Vine Zinfandel Napa Valley
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2007 Girard Winery Old Vine Zinfandel Napa Valley

Wine Details

Vineyard

Girard

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Wine Description

Our 2007 vintage Old Vine Zinfandel is a medium-bodied wine of lush, wellintegrated tannins and crisp, bright acidity. The aroma/flavor profile includes: Kirsch, raspberry preserves, red licorice and dark plums with subtle notes of tobacco, dried hay and cedar. The blend is 86% Zinfandel, 9% Charbono and 5% Mourvedre.

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Vineyard

Girard

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Our 2007 vintage Old Vine Zinfandel is a medium-bodied wine of lush, wellintegrated tannins and crisp, bright acidity. The aroma/flavor profile includes: Kirsch, raspberry preserves, red licorice and dark plums with subtle notes of tobacco, dried hay and cedar. The blend is 86% Zinfandel, 9% Charbono and 5% Mourvedre.

WINEMAKER'S NOTE
The grapes were hand-sorted and crushed to stainless steel fermentors.Pumpovers were done as gently as possible to avoid undesirable harsh tanninextraction. Pressed at dryness to 80% French and 20% American oak with acomposition of 35% new oak for both barrel types.
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  • Background
    Our 2008 vintage will be available soon.Robert Parker rated our 2007 Old Vine Zinfandel one of "Fifty Super Domestic Value Wines"The vineyard sources for our 2007 Old Vine Zinfandel are: Blue Ridge and Morgan Vineyards on Mt. Vaca; Godward Vineyard in Calistoga. Mt. Vaca is the highest peak of the Vaca range, which forms the Eastern border of the NapaValley. Many of the Zinfandel vines are over a century old. The fruit concentration from these mountain vineyards and the century-old valley floor vineyards ensure our Old Vine Zinfandel has rich flavor extraction, a fruit-forwardpalate and wonderful layers of complexity from multiple soil types.Our 2007 vintage Old Vine Zinfandel is a medium-bodied wine of lush, well integrated tannins and crisp, bright acidity. The aroma/flavor profile includes: Kirsch, raspberry preserves, red licorice and dark plums with subtle notes oftobacco, dried hay and cedar. The blend is 86% Zinfandel, 9% Charbono and 5% Mourvedre. Total cases produced: 3,980
  • Winemaker's notes
    The grapes were hand-sorted and crushed to stainless steel fermentors.Pumpovers were done as gently as possible to avoid undesirable harsh tanninextraction. Pressed at dryness to 80% French and 20% American oak with acomposition of 35% new oak for both barrel types.
  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for United States-California: 88 (slightly better than average year)

    Drinkability: drink now