Garnet red in colour. Bogle has sought out these gnarly old vines to create our Old Vine Zinfandel. The bouquet shows cedar, juniper berry and sweet dried herbs, while focused flavours of dried plums, cranberries and cherries sink into a decadent, plush mouthfeel. The palate is saturated and dense, with hints of liquorice and spicy oak from the 12 months in 2 year-old American oak barrels.
Bogle Vineyards Old Vine Zinfandel
for the equivalent of £17.75 a bottle
CASE OF 6 BOTTLES
Grower: Bogle Vineyards
Grape Variety: Zinfandel
Style: Fruity and Aromatic
Alcohol: 14% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
3 in stock
There is a story everywhere, and there indeed a story behind the foil pheasant icon now perched subtly atop Bogle's labels. When Warren Bogle and his son Chris first decided to bottle the family's wine, they wanted a label that artistically depicted the unique River region where the vines were planted. Living on Bogle's River Ranch, was a multi-talented artist named Paul Lorenzi. Warren and Chris asked Paul to create a sketch of the vines. Sitting down one evening, with his glass of wine in hand, Paul began his sketch, when suddenly a gorgeous male ring necked Pheasant came into view and settled among the vines. Paul captured the bird as he gracefully arced over the vines. Thus the label with the bird was born. Merritt Island, where Bogle is located, has always been a heaven for amazing wildlife. Following a long farming tradition, father and son Warren and Chris Bogle planted the first eight hectares of vines in Clarksburg, California in 1965. Today Bogle Vineyards farms on over 14 different vineyard sites in the cooler parts of the Delta region near Sacramento. This is still a real family ...