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Seghesio Family Vineyards

2012 Old Vine Zinfandel
2012 Old Vine Zinfandel
93pts - Wine Spectator
92pts - Wine Advocate
90pts - Wine Enthusiast

Our Old Vine Zinfandel blends vineyards planted on the Dry Creek bench and the cooler southwest Alexander Valley. Although “old vine” is often loosely interpreted in the wine industry, our benchmark is minimum 50 years. However, the average age of our vines is approximately 70 years old. True old vine Zinfandel is distinguished by head-trained vines with thick, gnarled trunks and is planted with ancient clones dating back to the turn of the century.

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Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Raspberry and briary underbrush aromas. Intense flavors of dark cherry, spice box, and sandalwood. Rich mid-palate, finishing long with a refreshing lingering acidity.

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This wine comes from the old head-pruned vineyards in Alexander and Dry Creek valleys farmed by the multi-generational Passalacqua and Saini families for Seghesio. The older vines devigorized root system produces less, yet more intense, fruit highlighting Zinfandel's briary spice characteristic.

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Alexander Valley
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