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Inspiration Vineyards 2018 'Gallaway' Zinfandel

Inspiration Vineyards

2018 Zinfandel

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With a case purchase (12 bottles) of the 2018 Gallaway Zinfandel receive your choice of:
 
1 - An interactive video wine tasting with Winemaker Jon Phillips. Invite your friends for a virtual wine tasting party.
2 - An in person VIP wine tasting experience with Jon at Inspiration Vineyards' tasting room in Sonoma. 
Inspiration Vineyards Sonoma Zinfandel
Tasting Notes:

"I've been working with Brian's Zinfandel fruit for many years. The vineyard block is high up on a ridge with an eastern facing slope of Sonoma County's Dry Creek Valley.  You'll find that this wine can hold up to spicy BBQ or be enjoyed by itself. This wine is likely best to drink now and until 2024."
~Winemaker Jon Phillips

  • Color: pale garnet with ruby specs
  • Aromas: black cherry, cranberry jam, cardamom, tobacco, juniper 
  • Palate: blackberry, mocha, white pepperedgy acidity, well integrated tannins
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Tasting Notes by Cellar Angels
  • Grapes
    100% Zinfandel
  • Region
    Gallaway Vineyard, Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, CA
  • Production
    100 cases
  • Alcohol
    15.5%
  • Aging Potential
    Enjoy through 2024
Premium Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel
Winemaker:
Jon Phillips
About the Winemaker:
After teaching wine education for 15 years and learning the ropes at a winery in college, Jon began experimenting in his garage in 1999. Intrigued by the famed regions of Burgundy and the Côtes du Rhône, he produces and sells a boutique portfolio of wine (only 2,000 cases a year!) under his own “Inspiration Vineyards” label.
Vineyard:
Gallaway Vineyard
About the Vineyard:
The Gallaway Vineyard is a sustainably farmed vineyard in the Dry Creek Valley AVA that produces expressive and superb Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes.
Additional Winemaker Notes:
Aged 15 months in neutral French Oak barrels
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Food Pairing Suggestions:
Be creative with this Zin by pairing it with a wide variety of dishes. It pairs beautifully with BBQ pork ribs, roast leg of lamb, steak, Italian sausage, venison and brisket. Also match with hearty vegetarian dishes, tomato-based pasta dishes such as lasagna or spaghetti, beef stew or chili. Curry will also be a great match for this wine. When pair with cheeses, try Parmesan, aged Cheddar or Gouda, Asiago or Pepper Jack.
About the Winery
Inspiration Vineyards Born from a dream and a mid-life career change, Inspiration Vineyards was created in 2002. Jon Phillips' passion for wine, however, dates back much further to his grandparents who made wine in the early 1900's. For years, Jon was determined to break into the wine business by working weekends in tasting rooms, teaching wine classes and ultimately enrolling in a class at UC Davis in Enology and Viticulture. Shortly thereafter Jon made his first barrel of wine, a Zinfandel. Learn more