A full-bodied wine with a dense core of fresh raspberry and cranberry fruit intertwined with a peppery spice. Soft tannins and moderate acidity nicely balance the robust fruit and cedar spice flavors in this food friendly wine.
The 2016 vintage began with below average rainfall as the Paso Robles area continues to be effected by drought. The dry start was followed by above average warm temperatures that lasted through June, at which point temperatures became more moderate. The 2016 vintage has excellent depth of color and wonderful flavor maturity.
The grapes we use for the Zinfandel are from cooler districts in Paso Robles. The cooler overnight lows help the grapes mature slowly, creating density and complexity. The wine is aged in a mixture of Eastern European and American Oak for 14 months.
California’s pristine Central Coast is home to Paso Robles – one of the world’s most exciting wine regions. Rolling terrain, varied soils and climate combine to create exquisite growing conditions for exceptional fruit used to make award winning wine. At Robert Hall, we capture the essence of Paso Robles in every bottle.