2010 Contention Zinfandel $64.00 a 750ml Bottle Unfiltered/Unfined with native fermentation Contention (definition; the act or an instance of striving in controversy or debate, an assertion put forward in argument) is 100% from this beautiful 80 year old head trained vineyard on the Westside of the Lodi AVA. This Zinfandel is a perfect representation of the terrior of the Vineyard. Sultry and complex with layer after layer are just the start of the beautiful wine.
Appellation: Lodi, Harvest Date: 9/8/2010 Harvest Brix: 24.1Harvest: 100% Contention Vineyard Westside on the Lodi AVA, 67 degree; Hand Picked; Finished picking 9am Production: Native Fermentation in Macro bins, hand punched down, finished ML in the barrel Alcohol: 14.9 pH: 3.59 Total Acid: .62 g/100ml Residual Sugar: Dry Cooperage: 16 months in 100% French Oak Barrels, 21% New; 29% second & third fill; balance neutral Bottling Date: 2/25/12 Production: 191 cases Winemaker: Michael J McCay
Special Offers for ZAP Members
Tasting Discount: 10% * contact winery
Wine Purchase Discount at Winery: 10% on cases 10% on bottles * contact winery
Offers ZAP Members Invitations to Wine Club or Special Events * check our winery's website for details.
Offers ZAP Members Additional Specials * check our winery's website for details.
ZAP Member Since: 2010 Winery Founded: 2007 Winery Location Region: Lodi Cases Produced: 3500 Winery Open for Tasting: Yes Winery Charges for Tasting: Yes; $10.00 * Tasting Fee waived with Purchase Retail Sales at Winery: Yes Offers Online Sales: Yes * check our winery's website for details. Has a Wine Club: Yes * check our winery's website for details. Offers Winery Tours: By Appt. Only Offers Vineyard Tours: By Appt. Only Food Available at Winery: No Has a Picnic Area: Yes Offers a Meet the Winemaker Tour: By Appt. Only * contact winery Offers a Barrel Tasting: By Appt. Only * contact winery