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Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel, Scotto

Scotto Family Wines
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Technical Analysis
Alcohol
13.5
Residual sugar
0.4
pH
3.64
Acidity
0.6
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The fruit for Scotto's Old Vine Zinfandel originates from one of the oldest and most distinctive Zinfandel growing regions in California.
Tasting note

Rich, multi-layered flavours of dark cherry, plum, cassis and spice precede a finish marked by a subtle touch of vanilla and soft tannins. 96% Zinfandel, 4% Petite Syrah.

Origin
California
Variety
Zinfandel
Malolactic Fermentation
Yes
Bottle Size
75cl
Vegetarian
Yes
Closure
Screw top
Region
Lodi
Vegan
Yes

Vinification details

Fermented in stainless steel and aged for two years in French oak.

Technical Analysis
Alcohol
13.5
pH
3.64
Download Specification Sheet Download Full Size Images
The fruit for Scotto's Old Vine Zinfandel originates from one of the oldest and most distinctive Zinfandel growing regions in California.
Tasting note

Rich, multi-layered flavours of dark cherry, plum, cassis and spice precede a finish marked by a subtle touch of vanilla and soft tannins.

Origin
California
Variety
Zinfandel
Malolactic Fermentation
Yes
Bottle Size
75cl
Vegetarian
Yes
Winemaker
Anthony Scotto
Fining Agent
Bentonite
Closure
Screw top
Region
Lodi
Vegan
Yes

Vinification details

Hand picked and gently crushed before fermentation in stainless steel on its skin for ten days at 78-82°F, during which the tank was circulated three to five times a day to insure a deep extraction and the development of richness and flavour. Fermentation was followed by 24 months’ maturation in second- and third-year French oak barrels.

Technical Analysis
Alcohol
13.5
Residual sugar
0.7
pH
3.62
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The fruit for Scotto's Old Vine Zinfandel originates from one of the oldest and most distinctive Zinfandel growing regions in California.
Tasting note

Spicy red fruit aromas with a hint of dark chocolate. Rich and full flavoured, brimming with elegant plum and cassis fruit flavours balanced with a lick of vanilla and a hint of spice.

Origin
California
Variety
Zinfandel
Malolactic Fermentation
Yes
Bottle Size
75cl
Vegetarian
Blank
Winemaker
Paul Scotto
Closure
Screw top
Region
Lodi
Vegan
Blank

Vinification details

Hand picked and gently crushed before fermentation in stainless steel on its skin for ten days at 78-82°F, during which the tank was circulated three to five times a day to insure a deep extraction and the development of richness and flavour. Fermentation was followed by 24 months’ maturation in second- and third-year French oak barrels.

 

Technical Analysis
Alcohol
13.5
Residual sugar
0.5
pH
3.63
Acidity
5.6
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The fruit for Scotto's Old Vine Zinfandel originates from one of the oldest and most distinctive Zinfandel growing regions in California.
Tasting note

Full of spicy red fruit with a generous portion of dark chocolate on the nose; plum and cassis with hints of vanilla and oak on the palate. The fruit is well layered while the finish is smooth, rich and long.

Origin
California
Variety
Zinfandel
Malolactic Fermentation
Yes
Bottle Size
75cl
Vegetarian
Blank
Winemaker
Paul Scotto
Closure
Screw top
Region
Lodi
Vegan
Blank

Vinification details

Hand picked and gently crushed before fermentation in stainless steel on its skin for ten days at 78-82°F, during which the tank was circulated three to five times a day to insure a deep extraction and the development of richness and flavour. Fermentation was followed by 24 months’ maturation in second- and third-year French oak barrels.