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2005 Vintage Wines


2005 Beatty Ranch Zinfandel

2005 L'Etranger Zinfandel Blend

2005 L'Imaginaire Grenache

2005 L'Intruse Mourvedre

2005 Las Madres Syrah

2005 Les Amours Syrah

2005 Roussanne

 

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2005 L'Etranger Zinfandel

Sonoma County


Our 2005 L’Etranger is the follow-up to our 2004 Zinfandel based blend which we called Last Leg Cuvee. In 2005, we replaced the Zinfandel component, which previously came from the Broken Leg Vineyard, with Zinfandel from the famed Teldeschi Vineyard. The blend remains 60% Zinfandel, 35% Syrah (from Las Madres Vineyard) and 5% Petite Syrah (from Eaglepoint Ranch). This wine combines the spicy peppery flavors and up-front blueberry, blackberry, and raspberry fruit of Zinfandel with the mid-palette weight of a Syrah and the tannins and structure of Petite Syrah. Enjoy over a barbeque or red meat over the next 3-4 years.


Technical Info

60% Zinfandel - Teldeschi Vineyard

35% Syrah - Las Madres Vineyard

5% Petite Syrah - Eaglepoint Ranch

Alcohol: 15.3%

pH: 3.71

TA: 0.70

Indigenous Yeast Fermentation

Aged 16 months in French Oak Barrels, 50% New


Accolades & Awards

95 points - Wine X Magazine

86 points - Wine Spectator Magazine


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2005 L'Etranger (The Stranger) Zinfandel Blend

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