Originally Posted By: "Joel"

Ha! I love it when one of my wines exceeds expectations. This wine was a pleasant accident. It was a vineyard high up on the West side of Dry Creek Valley farmed by John Teldeschi. I was using it for the Sonoma County Zinfandel blend. The location produced wines that were very high in acid and low in Ph. I kept waiting for the pH to drop, but it was very recalcitrant. By the time I finally picked it the brix was quite high, but there were hardly any dehydrated berries, which is quite unusual for Zin. I fermented it straight, and It ended up stuck, but tasted so good that I decided to bottle some as a late harvest.

Joel on the go!
Memento Vivere.