Clos du Val Zinfandel 2018 - 6 bottle case

Clos du Val
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 Clos du Val Zinfandel 2018,  a highly aromatic, polished Zinfandel from one of the top producers in the Napa Valley

Clos du Val Zinfandel 2018 - 6 bottle case

This wine is made from a blend of 86% Zinfandel, 4% Petit Syrah, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Syrah, 2% Merlot, 4% Mixed Red. The Zinfandel vines are 19 years old and grow in clay loam soil. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks with 3 pumpovers daily. The wine was then aged for 15 months in oak barrels (33% new)

Tasting notes
Deep garnet, the nose is a generous mix of stewed black fruits, warm toasted spices, dried fig and prune. The palate has fresher fruit with characters of blackberry and plum which are complemented by vanilla, pepper and clove spice. The fine grain tannins give nice structure making this feel like a serious Zin.

Food match
Stunning with red meat roasts and great for the 'posh BBQ'. Also good with crispy duck and food with hoisin sauce

VEGETARIAN, VEGAN

14,50 vol

Stocked stored in our warehouse in Derbyshire, we deliver to all of the UK

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Bottle size 75cl

 

 

 

 

One of the earliest wineries in the now famous Stag’s Leap district, Clos du Val was founded in 1972 by American businessman John Goelet and French-born winemaker Bernard Portet. Bernard’s father had been manager at Chateau Lafite, where he and his brother Dominique (ex Taltarni) were raised.

Clos du Val began life as 150 acres of vineyards on some of the finest land in the Stag’s Leap district. In 1972 an additional 180 acres of vineyards were purchased in the cool-climate Carneros region. The winemaking team now led by John Clewes are building further on an already outstanding reputation, utilising the very best Napa fruit to produce handcrafted, estate wines famed for their balance, elegance and complexity.

The late maturing Cabernet Sauvignon is the benchmark variety for wines from the Stag’s Leap district, where cool night-time temperatures and the reflected heat of the Stag’s Leap Palisades during the day provide ideal conditions. In comparison, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are the stars of the Carneros region, where the cool maritime breezes moderate the temperature and allow the extended slow and even ripening that these varieties
demand to achieve the level of concentration and rare delicacy that makes them so sought after.