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Gamba Old Vines Zinfandel Starr Road 2011

ID No: 340330
Country:United States
Regions:California
California (Napa)
Winery:Gamba
Grape Type:Zinfandel
Vintage:2011
Bottle Size:750 ml
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Product Description

Gamba Old Vines Zinfandel Starr Road 2011 is made from 100 percent Zinfandel.

The sublime 2011 vintage produced an enticing expression of Gamba Old Vine “Starr Road Ranch”. This must have Zinfandel reveals an attractive, broodingly dark, yet brilliant crimson color in the glass. Compelling aromas of raspberry jam, toasted oak, and allspice engages the senses, and draws you in closer for the main event. Lavish layers of bright, complex, and concentrated fruit unleash a siege of flavors combining boysenberry cobbler, oatmeal, blueberry and pomegranate, all gracefully fanning out on the palate. Well structured, huge yet restrained, polished and satisfying, the wine offers a pleasing, refined spicy oak character on the lingering finish. This treasured Zinfandel was tended with care for 14 months, and aged in new American oak cooperage to round out the rich fruit flavors, contributing a striking balance, and complexity to this remarkably enjoyable wine.

Winery: Gamba

The Estate
Gamba Vineyards and Winery is a small, family owned and operated winery in Sonoma County, California. The winery was founded in 1999, by Agostino and Paulette Gamba, the realization of a life-long dream. The estate vineyards have been in the Gamba family for over 50 years, although the vineyard itself is over 100 years old.

 

The Vineyard
The vineyard has been organically dry farmed since its original planting in 1900, and produces a very limited yield of highly concentrated fruit.

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