Rodney Strong Red Wine Blend, Sonoma County, Upshot, 2015
Zinfandel: 44%. Merlot: 29%. Malbec: 15%. Petit Verdot: 7%. Riesling: 5%. Time in Barrel: 18 months. Specs: pH: 3.63. TA: 0.65. Brix: 25.8. Appellation: Sonoma County. Vintage: 2015. Upshot - The end result of our winemaker's passion or blending flavorful, deeply nuanced and unique wines. Exclusively from our vineyards in Sonoma County, our red blend offers an unexpected, almost magical outcome of the growing season and winemaking process. This rich, supple wine bursts with blackberry and dark cherries with hints of spice followed by lush, rounded tannins and a lingering finish. - Tom Klein, Proprietor; Justin Seidenfled, Winemaker. Alc. 14.5% by volume. Produced & bottled by Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg, CA.