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Tasting is $10 per person - Refundable with wine purchase
Each spring, Jamie and I assess the previous vintage of Sangiovese and begin the process of deciding the blend for that year’s Il Granaio. In blending, we are guided by two simple rules—capture the essence of the Sangiovese variety from that vintage, and
Food friendly, classic-Chianti style Dry Creek Valley wine. In 2013, Mother Nature gave us another bounty of this finicky grape. The overall large crop contained many small berries, allowing us to make a perfectly balanced wine.
The old-vine West Vineyard Zinfandel in this wine was planted in the 1920s during Prohibition. It contains about 3% other red grapes (Petite Sirah, Alicante Bouschet, Carignane and some others I’m not really sure about) as well as 1% white grapes (Semillo
Our 2013 Dry Creek blend is a very classic, claret-style Zinfandel. Accompanying the depth of fruit flavors, you’ll find richness, complexity, spice and earthiness.