Like a beautiful rose garden, this Zin seems harmless enough - flaunting an ethereal nose of potpourri, black raspberry, 5-spice and sweet bay. But soon it pricks your palate with black fruits, orange peel, underbrush and chocolate. After making known its dangers it finishes with seductive tannins begging you to reach for it once again. [100% Zinfandel] Fermented 10% Whole Cluster. Aged for 10 months in once used 500L Puncheons: 70% French, 30% Hungarian. 480 Cases Produced. $60 Retail ($51 Comus Members).
This explosive and primary wine showcases electric aromas of briary raspberry, orange peel and geranium. Flavors of blueberry, boysenberry and black pepper evolve into a sappy mid-palate and chalky finish. Fermented 100% de-stemmed. Aged 10 months in 50% neutral puncheons, 30% new Hungarian puncheons and 20% new French puncheons. [88% Zinfandel, 6% Syrah, 6% Petit Verdot] 385 cases produced - Alc. by Vol. 15.2%. $58 Retail ($49.30 Comus Members).
This full-throttled Zinfandel has brilliantly pure aromas of rose petal, red raspberry, citrus peel and peppercorn. The palate oozes blackberries, ripe plums and exotic spices, yet has a briary structure to back it up. It possesses sweet silky tannins that are lengthened by a lively freshness. Aged 10 months in 500L Oak Puncheons. 25% New Hungarian, 10% New French and 65% Neutral. 15% Whole Cluster. [88% Zinfandel, 12% Syrah] 15.5% alcohol 582 Cases Produced. $50 Bottle ($42.50 to Comus Members)
A lively bouquet of red roses, raspberries and incense are buttressed by darker black pepper and briary notes. Boysenberry, anise and cocoa pioneer a luscious and rich mid-palate. The persistent fruit core lasts for minutes. [83% Zinfandel, 17% Syrah] Aged 10 months in 55% neutral oak and 45% new French oak. Of that 70% was in puncheon and 30% in barriques $48 Bottle ($40.80 to Comus Members)
Seductive bright red fruits, anise and cinnamon open up this beastly Zin. Sultry molten chocolate rasperry cake, saddle leather and sandal wood spice lead into a well endowed finish that begs for marinated ribs smoked on a wood fired spit. [86% Zinfandel, 7% Petit Verdot, 7% Syrah] 274 cases produced ($38.25 to Comus Members) Wine Club Only
Exotic wild berry and smoky, spicy chocolate aromas lead to intense, jammy dark berry flavors. The long, spicy finish shows a hint of rhubarb pie and toasted graham crackers. [85%Zinfandel, 7% Petit Verdot, 7% Syrah]. ($35.70 to Comus Members) Wine Club Only
The nose bursts out with ripe, spicy boysenberry jam aromas. On the palate the intense, ripe berry characters are balanced with round, smooth tannins and bright acidity that draw out the long jammy finish. [86% Zinfandel, 7% Syrah, 7% Mourvedre]. Wine Club Only
Our first Zinfandel release shouts out ripe raspberry and strawberry jam, sandalwood spice and toffee/cocoa powder aromas on the nose. On the palate, these elements reappear and lend some finesse to this big, lush, ripe Zinfandel based blend.