Pretty old when you consider that the average grapevine lives 25 to 30 years. Why old vines? We’ve found that there are certain flavors and textures – a certain pleasure component – that only seem to come from older Zinfandel vines. After all, they are more experienced. And while they may produce fewer grapes, the grapes they produce are generous, dark and concentrated, with a high skin to juice ratio. Simply put, grapes from old vines make the full-bodied, intensely hedonistic wines we love.