Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2015 Bedrock Wine Co. Heritage Wine Nervo Ranch – Bottle Notes

Bedrock Wine Co. was founded by Morgan Twain-Peterson in 2007 and focuses on small production wines from many of California’ s most treasured and historic vineyards. The lineup of wines at Bedrock is expanding rapidly, but I think the best of the best are the ancient vineyard Zinfandels and Field Blends, Morgan is clearly passionate about.

Nervo Ranch is situated in Alexander Valley and dates back to 1896. Its oldest blocks are a unique patchwork of red and white varieties once used for the now extinct Nervo Winery’s “California Burgundy.”

Crimson in color. 14.5% ABV. Tremendous nose of black fruits, cocoa powder, earth and pepper. Medium body with exquisite acidity. Fresh, vibrant and firmly in the Claret style Zinfandel camp. Black cherry, blackberry, salmonberry and pepper on the palate. Exceptional length on the finish. Less polished and more rustic, but in a good way. Absolutely delicious. Best over the next 2-4 years.

My rating: 92 points.

The mailing list at Bedrock is highly recommended. Exceptional wines, fair prices and great customer service. Put your name on the waiting list.

I blogged about Bedrock in The 2018 Zinfandel Chronicles Power Rankings.

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