Scotto are based in Lodi, in California’s Central Valley, where their mature vines enjoy a Mediterranean climate to produce powerful, flavoursome wines. The fruit for Scotto’s Old Vine Zinfandel originates from one of the oldest and most distinctive Zinfandel growing regions in California.
Hand picked and gently crushed before fermentation in stainless steel on its skin for ten days at 78-82°F, during which the tank was circulated three to five times a day to insure a deep extraction and the development of richness and flavour. Fermentation was followed by 24 months’ maturation in second- and third-year French oak barrels.
Spicy red fruit aromas with a hint of dark chocolate. Rich and full flavoured, brimming with elegant plum and cassis fruit flavours balanced with a lick of vanilla and a hint of spice.