The Federalist Bourbon Barrel-Aged Zinfandel

The Federalist Bourbon Barrel-Aged Zinfandel 2014

Our classic Zinfandel is aged in charred ex-Bourbon barrels to create a bold wine of great strength and complexity. Intense flavors of blackberry, raspberry, black pepper and vanilla come together on the palate, along with a touch of clove and caramel on the smoky finish.

Style:
Bold, Complex, Smoky, Long Finish
Flavor:
Blackberry, Caramel, Vanilla, Smoke
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Mendocino
Grapes
Zinfandel,
Petite Sirah,
Merlot
Alcohol Percentage
15.50%
Fermentation
Different blocks were fermented separately to preserve ideal characteristics of each. Each block spends an average of 12 days on the skins.
Aging
Aged 6 months in American oak barrels and finished 6 months in charred bourbon barrels.