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Tonti Family Wines 2014 Old Vine Zinfandel

Tonti Family Wines

2014 Old Vine Zinfandel
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, CA


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With each case (12 bottle) order, Tonti Family Wines will swap the 12th bottle with their award-winning 2014 Artisan Zinfandel ($60 value). Winemaker Peter Tonti will also sign the bottle!
Tasting Notes:

Angels, this is such a layered, beautiful wine! Dark red in color with shiny glints of indigo. Very aromatic, with so much to explore in the glass. Up front aromas of cinnamon toast, vanilla, white pepper and spicy blackberry and raspberry jam lead to pleasing notes of chocolate caramel, licorice, dark berry liquor and dried herbs – mint and basil. At 15.9% alcohol, you’ll quickly note the viscosity gripping the sides of the glass. That said, the palate is rich and full, but SO fresh and in balance. Dark fruit, spice and licorice mirror the aromas, leading to a very enjoyable, long, silky finish. It is easy to see why this wine earned it’s Best in Class Gold at the LA International Wine Competition. You should really grab this while you can!

Tasting Notes by Carrie Schuster, Chief Marketing Angel
  • Grapes
    100% Old Vine Zinfandel
  • Region
    Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, CA
  • Production
    400 cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    Drink now through 2024

Peter Tonti

About the Winemaker:
About the Vineyard:
Additional Winemaker Notes:
  • Produced from 100+ year-old vines
  • 100% American Oak for 18 months
  • Head trained (or spur pruning) and trimmed
  • Organically Dry farmed
  • Indigenous yeasts used for fermentation
  • LA Int'l Wine Competition Gold Medal, Best in Class - 95 points
  • Tasting Panel Magazine - 93 points
Food Pairing Suggestions:
Grilled meats and vegetables are a perfect match with Zinfandel. Try Italian sausage, spare ribs, brisket, and hamburgers, especially with barbecue sauce or seasonings like black pepper, basil, thyme, Italian parsley, bay leaf and fennel. Counter intuitively, try pairing with turkey, duck, quail, pheasant, chicken, seafood stews and soups, as well as seared or grilled fish. Zinfandel also works well with Greek and Hispanic cuisines. Hosting a cocktail hour? Enjoy with Parmesan, aged Cheddar, aged Gouda and Asiago.
About the Winery
Tonti Family Wines It was a business deal that included Portuguese corks, of all things, that finally gave Peter Tonti the push he needed to follow a longtime dream. Peter's father was from the old country, and it was part of the Italian culture to make wine in the basement. Assisting in the winemaking process and being allowed to sip small amounts of wine as a child was the start of his dream to be just like dad. Learn more