The color instantly gives away that this wine will be deep and rich. The aromas are of boysenberry jam, spices and orange blossom. Bright red fruit follows on the palate with pretty floral notes. The tannins on this wine are graceful and smooth, and the refreshing acidity on the finish ties it all together.
The aromas of bold berry fruit shows this wine’s pedigree--classic Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel. Layers of black berry fruit with notes of warm brown spice and touches of toasty oak immediately capture attention. On the palate juicy and rich blackberry and boysenberry flavors dominate. The tannins are restrained and supple, the finish is long with a pleasing lift from the delicate acidity.
This blend was created to honor the first Saini Vineyard’s Winemaker Nonno Michele, honoring all the wines he created to be shared with his friends and family. The aroma of 2021 Nonno’s Rosso displays notes of ripe berries and stone fruit. The impression of fruit continues with the first sip, followed by a round texture and gentle tannins.
This wine shows the personality of each variety used to create this unique blend.
The wine starts with impressions of strawberry and plum interwoven with notes of vanilla, spice and a touch of toasty oak. The ripe fruit flavors on the palate are complemented by supple tannins and a long, lingering finish.
Always the most intense of our block wines, the 2019 Olive Block holds true to that tradition. While showing classic Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel black cherry fruit, it delivers a nuanced claret-like impression as well. Deep, rich berry fruit aromas intertwine with notes of all-spice and a hint of olive and cremini mushrooms. The richness continues in the mouth, lush fruit pairs seamlessly with supple tannins and hints of toasty oak.
This wine shows classic Carignane character, demonstrating why Carignane was a favorite amongst ‘old-timers’ here in Dry Creek Valley. The wine starts with red berry fruit backed by notes of vanilla and spice. The zesty berry flavors continue on the palate complemented by restrained tannins and a bright finish.
The 2019 Apple Block Zinfandel shows classic Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel character. The aromas are fruit forward with notes of berry cobbler, Santa Rosa plum, and warm brown baking spice. On the palate the fruit impression continues with ripe berry and touches of vanilla and spice. The finish shows supple tannins and a long finish.