Exhibits a fascinating mix of aromas and flavors with a beautiful tension between fresh and cooked fruits, floral notes and meatiness, and bright, weighty acidity.
Flavor and structural attributes that highlight explosive fruit, spicy wood, and mouth-filling tannins.
Tremendous fruit flavors and textural depth. The list of aroma descriptors and flavors is long and includes white strawberries, clover, spearmint, beeswax, green hay, and apricot nectar.
Driven by flavor and acidity rather than by tannin and heat from alcohol. More reminiscent of Old World than of New.
François Frères barrels are one of the most consistent barrels that we work with and always bring a flashy, unabashedly smoky aroma and sappy or oily tannin mouthfeel to a young wine.
Hallmark ‘big fruit’ and ‘peppery’ aromas of Zin but is made more complex with a brooding, dark wood aroma reminiscent of polished mahogany.