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Pezzi King Reserve Zinfandel Row 26 2007

Winemaker's Notes:

This 2007 Reserve Zinfandel expresses the true terroir of Pezzi King Vineyards. The aromas cascade with brown sugar and candied cranberries that open up with flavors of dark berries with hints of vanilla. The lingering finish reveals the balance of fruit and acid showcasing the meticulous efforts in the vineyard.

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  • 2007

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Color: Red
Varietal: Zinfandel
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Pezzi King Vineyards & Winery:
James P. Rowe, Sr., is passionate about his Italian heritage. His love of agriculture is rooted in the time spent as a child at his grandfather's Central Valley ranches, while his family ties are expressed in the name he and his late wife Jane gave their vineyard: Pezzi King combines the names of Jim's and Jane's mothers, respectively. The Rowes established Pezzi King Vineyards in 1993, when... Read more
James P. Rowe, Sr., is passionate about his Italian heritage. His love of agriculture is rooted in the time spent as a child at his grandfather's Central Valley ranches, while his family ties are expressed in the name he and his late wife Jane gave their vineyard: Pezzi King combines the names of Jim's and Jane's mothers, respectively. The Rowes established Pezzi King Vineyards in 1993, when Jim discovered a beautiful vineyard nestled in the hills of Dry Creek Valley during a weekend visit from San Francisco. Aware of the vineyard's superior terroir and captivated by the site's natural beauty, he purchased the 137-acre estate and undertook its beautiful transformation into one of the leading producers of Zinfandel in the acclaimed Dry Creek Valley appellation. The first step was restoring the vineyard to its natural, unspoiled potential: Jim Rowe, Sr. immediately eliminated all use of chemicals and implemented all-natural farming techniques. His commitment to quality extended to the winery, as well, which they completely renovated with state-of-the-art equipment. Today, Jim Rowe, Sr. and his wife, Cynthia, run the winery as a collaborative enterprise. Cynthia Rowe is involved with business planning and strategy for Pezzi King Vineyards. Jim Rowe, Sr. states his mission for Pezzi King Vineyards directly: "I wanted wines that would be considered among the best in the world. To accomplish this, I had to start with an excellent piece of land and add the right mix of talent and hard work. We're doing that at Pezzi King and we'll continue to strive for and achieve excellence in everything we do." Since 2006, Pezzi King Vineyards has won 17 Gold and 22 Silver medals in wine competitions and is among the highest rated Zinfandels in the world. Tasting Room Reservations for tours and/or tasting appointments required. Read less

Tasting Notes:

Pezzi King Vineyards are rooted in the heart of Dry Creek Valley. Within the hillside Estate we have carefully selected Row 26 for its intense characteristics and balance. Cradling this row through harvest we chose to naturally ferment the fruit to magnify Pezzi Kings terroir.

This 2007 Reserve Zinfandel expresses the true terroir of Pezzi King Vineyards. The aromas cascade with brown sugar and candied cranberries that open up with flavors of dark berries with hints of vanilla. The lingering finish reveals the balance of fruit and acid showcasing the meticulous efforts in the vineyard.

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101 cases produced.

Notes: 30% New French, Mercurey

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 16.2% pH: 3.5
Total Acidity: 0.63 grams per liter

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