Zanon Old Vine Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley
Zanon Wines
United States - California - Dry Creek Valley

Zanon Zinfandel is a classic Dry Creek Valley Zin. The wine exudes typical blackberry and raspberry aromas along with a dash of black pepper and warm baking spice. A long elegant finish is framed by a kiss of vanilla oak. The blend is 84% Zinfandel and 16% Petite Sirah which adds color and structure. Enjoy this cork finished Zinfandel now or cellar for 2-4 years.

The Zinfandel vineyards are located on the hillsides in the scenic and bucolic setting of the historic Dry Creek Valley. This region has long been considered the Mecca for great Zinfandel. The vines are head-pruned and hand-picked from old vine vineyards.

Dry Creek Valley
Wine Type
84% Old Vine Zinfandel, and 16% petite Sirah
Age of vines
47 years-old
Agricultural Practices
Soil type
a combination of Clough Gravelly Loam and Pleasanton-Haire Complex red volcanic soils.
The winter of 2017 was a wet one giving the grapes a great start. A warm summer boosted flavors and aromatics. An earlier than usual harvest was done the first week of September and the grapes exhibited concentrated fruit and flavor. Temperature controlled fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks with daily pumpovers to extract color and flavor from the skins. The wine was then aged in neutral American oak barrels for 11 months.
400 (9-liter cases)

Pasta with red sauces, BBQ, Grilled foods, Cheeses, Chocolate.

Producer Information: Zanon Wines

Zanon Wine Portfolio is the creation and vision of Columbus, Ohio resident Scott Zanon, who spent 16 years in the wine industry. 

2011 was the first vintage with 400 cases produced ...
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