Oakridge Maggio Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel 201775cl
Oakridge Maggio Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel 2017
Description of Oakridge Maggio Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel 2017
Oakridge Maggio Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel 2017 (Zinfandel)
- View: translucent ruby.
- Nose: aromas of red fruits.
- Mouth: Deep and rich, with ripe black fruit flavors, subtle hints of jam and chocolate. Sauave, a subtle, smoky finish.
GRAPES: Zinfandel 90%, Cabernet Sauvignon 5%, Merlot 5%.
AGEING: Once completed, a proportion of the wine was aged in oak several treatments for six to nine months, until it reached the desired level of complexity of the oak profile, while the rest was stored in stainless steel. 60% of the component used was oak medium toasted American oak to heavy and 40% of the oak was toasted French oak half.
PREPARATION: grapes were harvested at 25 to 26 ° Brix, to obtain a maturity, acidity levels and optimal quality. The grapes were fermented cold at a temperature of 18 to 23 ° C, to slowly remove the color and tannins, preserving fresh fruit character. Once a fermented to dryness, the grapes were removed from their shells and allowed to stand before their transfer. Then the wine went through malolactic fermentation, which gave the final wine a smooth mouthfeel and softened finish.
WINE PAIRING: well-seasoned lamb grilled pepper steak, burgers and homemade beef grilled sausages.
Reviews of Oakridge Maggio Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel 2017
Red intense cherry colour and very high layer. A tender berry smell. Tasty, the ripe fruit with a pleasant presence.