(From 2010 Vintage) The brambly fruit – raspberry and cherry – along with the dusty texture are apparent from the first aromas. This vintage shows that Rutherford Dust character: tannins and a mouthfeel suggesting cocoa powder. The flavors echo the fruit and this texture with slightly spicy and tea like nuances. Thanks to the tannins, it is a bit drier this vintage, giving a texture that is rich and structured in the mouth. On the finish the fruit has the pepper and jam flavor, making for a wine that is unmistakably our Rutherford Zinfandel.