Discover the heady, perfumed layers of berry, vanilla,
anise and spice.
It’s a mouthful all right, but another hallmark of Brandlin is the way it manages fat Zinfandel fruit by
adding some grip and angularity to the wine. Both nose and flavors merge in a relentless finish.
2002 was a rather uneventful mild growing season without too many extremes. The grapes appeared to enjoy those
conditions, ripening uniformly with excellent color and flavor development.
Bottling Date : April 5, 2004
Fermentation : 11 days, up to 87º
Maceration : 16 days
15 months, 100% French Oak, 40% new, “Burgundian” Coopers
In bottle, a dark ruby color.