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2018 St Johns Zinfandel

2018 St Johns Zinfandel


Zinfandel a distinctive style of wine very popular in California. This wine has a cult following and sells out very quickly. With only 1 hectare grown on the Churchview Estate the volume produced is very limited. The Zinfandel is hand picked late into the riping season where the grapes are semi sun dried. The fruit is then cold soaked for 4 days at 5 degrees with 5% stalk inclusion and then gently pressed, where the resulting juice is sweet, colourful and packed with intense fruit characters. Malolactic fermentation softens the acids before maturation for 24 months in new and used French and American Oak barrels and Hogs Heads. The resulting wine is coarse filtered but no fining agents are used.

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A very concentrated complex bouquet of jammy black fruits that is reminiscent of Christmas cake. Under the powerful dark fruit bouquet are hints of liquorice, spice and vanilla oak scents.

Enjoy with slow cooked meats, curries, mature cheese or dark chocolate. Drink now or cellar for 10 – 15 years.

Colour : Very crimson with tinges of purple

Aroma : Plums, black cherries, prunes, liquorice and mixed spice.

Palate : Bold, rich and powerful mix of dark fruits fills the mouth.  Tannins are reasonably soft and balance the oak maturation in a core of dark fruits that are concentrated and strong.

Current Vintage 2018

This wine is extremely limited

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The Cellar Door VIP Club is specifically for those of you who appreciate our St Johns and The Bartondale wines and are likely to be purchasing on a semi regular basis. Unlike most wine clubs you get to choose what wines you want. You are obliged to purchase three cases (total of 36 bottles) of the St Johns and/or The Bartondale wines every 12 months. As a VIP member you will receive a 30% discount on the St Johns wines and a 20% discount on The Bartondale wines. You will also benefit from a discount on our Estate Range and Silverleaf wines should you wish to add these to your order.