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Quivira Zinfandel Flight United States 2008

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Quivira Vineyards is a small, family owned winery located in Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County California. Founded in 1981 by Henry and Holly Wendt, Pete and Terri Kight bought the property in 2006. The estate is 100% biodynamic and received Demeter certification in 2005. The Kights eschew manipulation and employ a minimalist approach in the vineyard and the cellar. With each vintage, they hone their knowledge of terroir; their objective is to identify the optimal match of parcel and varietal. Along with winemaker Hugh Chappelle, Pete and Terri are committed to producing authentic, artisanal wines that clearly express the nuances of vintage, varietal and terroir.

Region: USA

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  • 2008

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Color: Red
Varietal: Zinfandel
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Quivira Vineyards & Winery:
Quivira is committed to making the finest wines that showcase the unique terrior of Dry Creek Valley. Quivira specializes in small-lot wines from varietals specifically matched to the soils, seasonal strength of sun, and coastal influenced nights that accentuate the unique characteristics that flow from the vine directly to the wine. The quality of our wines is an honest reflection of our commi... Read more
Quivira is committed to making the finest wines that showcase the unique terrior of Dry Creek Valley. Quivira specializes in small-lot wines from varietals specifically matched to the soils, seasonal strength of sun, and coastal influenced nights that accentuate the unique characteristics that flow from the vine directly to the wine. The quality of our wines is an honest reflection of our commitment to this land, Biodynamic agriculture and our dedication to artisan winemaking. Quivira has been a Demeter-certified Biodynamic and organic winery since 2005 and is guided by a deeply-held principle of careful stewardship of the land and all its creatures. Environmentally conscious winegrowing and winemaking is a way of life at Quivira and the difference can be seen at the estate and tasted in the wines. The Quivira estate comprises four distinct vineyards within the Dry Creek Valley appellation in Sonoma County with a total of 93 acres of vines. In addition to Zinfandel and Sauvignon Blanc, Quivira grows several Rhone varieties such as Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Winemaker Hugh Chappelle works closely with Quivira's vineyard crew to capture the truest expression of each varietal from Quivira's vineyards. Tasting Room Hours Open daily 11:00am to 5:00pm, except major holidays. Read less

Quivira Vineyards is a small, family owned winery located in Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County California. Founded in 1981 by Henry and Holly Wendt, Pete and Terri Kight bought the property in 2006. The estate is 100% biodynamic and received Demeter certification in 2005. The Kights eschew manipulation and employ a minimalist approach in the vineyard and the cellar. With each vintage, they hone their knowledge of terroir; their objective is to identify the optimal match of parcel and varietal. Along with winemaker Hugh Chappelle, Pete and Terri are committed to producing authentic, artisanal wines that clearly express the nuances of vintage, varietal and terroir.

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