Miro Cellars

2017 Hemar Vineyard Old Vines Alexander Valley Zinfandel

Zinfandel •Hemar Vineyard

California: Sonoma County: Alexander Valley

Offer Expired:Jan 21, 2021 at 11:59 pm
$40.00
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Mission Briefing

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NEWS FLASH: Miro does it again!! It really says something when one of your favorite winemakers surprises you. Today’s Miro Cellars 2017 Hemar Vineyard Old Vines Alexander Valley Zinfandel shattered our tasting panel’s already-very-high expectations. If you love Zin, this wine is exactly what you’re looking for when you pop that cork. For 35% off a vineyard designate old vine Sonoma Zinfandel, this is the easiest decision you will make today. Miro Tcholakov is an Operative favorite, with some of his wines setting Wine Spies records - so hurry - pick up a case while you can. You will not be disappointed.

With all the opalescence of an actual ruby, this Zin flashes with crimson and magenta as it catches the light. It’s love at first sniff. Zinfandel lovers the world over will rejoice. It’s got a practically perfect bouquet of blackberry, boysenberry, cherry, rum raisin, toasty vanilla, bramble, earth, and warm chocolate. Buckle up and take a sip. Waves of fresh berry and spice wash over the palate and sweep you away. Notes such as potpourri, Mexican chocolate, fig, and gingerbread make it sensational. It’s as though a DJ pushed every slider up to 10; it’s very well-balanced with A LOT of everything. This powerfully delicious wine will get you on the dance floor in no time. A Santa Maria style tri-tip with the edges blackened would be the perfect companion to this sledgehammer of a wine.

Here’s what the wine press has to say.

Orange County Wine Society - 2019 Orange County Fair - “94 Points - Double Gold Medal”

Tasting Profile

Look:

With all the opalescence of an actual ruby, this Zin flashes with crimson and magenta as it catches the light.

Smell:

Blackberry, boysenberry, cherry, rum raisin, toasty vanilla, bramble, earth and warm chocolate.

Taste:

Waves of fresh berry and spice. Potpourri, Mexican chocolate, fig and gingerbread.

Finish:

It’s as though a DJ pushed every slider up to 10 - It’s very well-balanced with A LOT of everything.

Pairing:

A Santa Maria style tritip with the edges blackened would be the perfect companion.

What the Winery Says

Winemaker
Miro Tcholakov
Varietal
100% Zinfandel
Vintage
2017
Appellation
Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County
Abv
15.5%
Harvest Date
October 14th, 2017
Brix at harvest
25.5°
pH
3.47
TA
0.65
RS
0.4%
Production
19 barrels
Bottling Date
January 30, 2018

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Jan 21, 2021 at 11:59 pm
$40.00
Avg. Price
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