at the edge of the Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta,
Lodi benefits from the distinctive bay delta breezes
cool the region in the afternoon and evenings creating
characteristic Lodi Zinfandel - ripe, forward fruit
with soft, polished tannins.
to the late 1800's, Lodi has a long, proud history
of producing some of the finest Zinfandel grapes
in the state. These distinctive vineyards, which survived
Prohibition by being packed and shipped east for home
winemakers, are now emerging as some of the
finest Zinfandel wines being produced in California.
Growers, vintners, and consumers from around the world
are quickly discovering the distinctive character of
a result, California’s Lodi region has become the
reference point, or
Axis, for great Zinfandel, a hallmark of New World
winemaking. Drawn from marine-influenced vineyards
that produce grapes with concentrated berry jam
this wine is rich and robust with spicy, toasty
notes on the finish.