Highlands Zinfandel Oakville Napa travelfood.com

HIGHLANDS Zinfandel, Oakville

Regular price $35.00 $30.00 Sale

WHY WE LOVE IT:

  • 100% Hoxsey Vineyard, Oakville fruit, Napa Valley
  • Barrel aged in French and American oak barrels
  • Classic Old Vine Zin, not a jammy bomb, great with food

WINEMAKER: Bradley Smith; Silenus. 

WHAT WE TASTED: Aromas of plum, blueberry and cherries, while spicy cinnamon and black pepper dance on the palate. Soft tannins linger on a subtle oak vanilla finish. Superbly balanced to show with food.

AVA DESIGNATED: Oakville, Napa Valley

WHAT WE PAIRED:

  • Boeuf Bourguignon (dining out at Bistro Jeanty)
  • Grilled skirt steak with padron peppers and onions
  • Classic cheeseburger and garden salad

PERSONALITY: From a Silver Oak alumni partnering with a long time Chateau Montelena grape grower. Paul and Dan clearly know where the best grapes are!.

TECHNICAL: 

  • 22 months in 33% new French Oak Barrels
  • Only 200 cases produced 
  • 100% Zinfandel