A rich mouthful of ripe current, plum and floral spice flavorsare followed by a long and expressive finish.
Situated in the Willamette Valley, Zena Crown Vineyard is located towards the southern end of the Eola-Amity Hills. This particular location enjoys a cool, maritime climate. The vineyard is planted on shallow, well-drained, Nekiavolcanic soils typical to this area. The fruit was gently sorted and de-stemmed butnot crushed. The whole berries underwent a prolonged cold soak, followed by gentle fermentation insmall batches. Aged for 11 months in French oak, reductive winemaking techniques were used topreserve the natural subtleties of these wines.