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Terra d'Oro Zinfandel Deaver Vineyard 750ML
Sku: 10018675
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Country: United States
Region: California
Sub-Region: Amador County
Grape Varietal: Zinfandel
Type: Still wine
Reg. $17.99
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Terra d’Oro Deaver Vineyard Zinfandel is a Grandfather among Zinfandels. The wine has a classic Amador blend of spices including allspice, cardamom and clove that fills out an intense spice rack. The flavors of ripe plum make this wine a rich Zinfandel from a historic vineyard and pairs well with grilled flank steak and fresh homemade salsa.

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Wine maker notes
The limited amount of fruit that comes from the vineyard is handled carefully. The fruit is hand picked into small valley bins and driven one mile to the winery to be crushed. Juice is bled from the hopper before crushing.; this reduces the juice to skin ratio in order to get maximum extraction. Dry farmed and old vines tend to use all their energy ripening and can be a little under-nourished when they reach the winery. Yeast needs some of these nutrients to complete fermentation. After decades of working with the Deaver fruit we have isolated certain strains of yeast that can get the job done without much help. After gentle pressing the wine is aged 14 months in a careful selection of French and American cooperage.

Some say you can taste the history of a place in a glass of wine. Perhaps that’s why the wines of Montevina are brimming with such intense flavors and bold character. Spanish for “mountain vine,” Montevina brings a different altitude-and attitude-to its winemaking. Crafted at our Terra d’Oro Winery, Montevina wines reflect the soul of the Sierra Foothills. The first winery to be established following the end of Prohibition, the wines of Montevina resurrected Amador County’s legendary wine industry. Since then, we’ve been known for crafting deeply flavored, robust wines that capture the unique character of this remarkable region. We got our start in the Sierra foothills back in 1970, picking up where Prohibition left off. Our first wines were released in 1973, and Montevina quickly became known for robust, full-bodied red wines-especially Zinfandel and Barbera-which revived interest in the historic Amador wine region. Today Montevina owns and manages 400 acres of estate vineyards, including several notable, old-vine vineyards. Our state-of-the art winery is spectacular, and features a spacious, friendly tasting room and a beautiful vineyard-ringed patio where you can relax with a glass of wine. There’s nothing quite like escaping to Amador wine country-we hope you’ll come and visit us soon at Montevina.

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