Marietta - Old Vine Red - California

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About This Item

Overview: That is how I learned to make wine—watching my dad cook ribs that were sweet but spicy and then blend together a fruity Zinfandel and a hefty Petite Sirah so that it would go better with dinner. He transformed everything to become something better. Creativity and possibility reigned supreme.

When I started my real work at Marietta, my dad gave me space to practice the balance of science and technique with ease and intuition. Somewhere along the way, I too learned how to make wine by magic. The work became play. Calculation merged with creativity and methodology gave way to marvel. 

We are still performing magic here at Marietta. This second-generation winery continues to transform belief, hard work, a blessed climate, and extraordinary land into beautiful liquid expressions of family and place. -Scot Bilbro, Owner/Winemaker

Tasting Notes: This fresh, clean Zinfandel-based red blend has clear notes of bramble and ripe berries intermingled with white pepper and potpourri. Smooth and long in the mouth, this wine is a balance of bright acid, rich center, and structured finish. Flavors of heady plum and tart strawberry are supported by cocoa and spice yielding a delicious wine with just the right mix of exuberance and restraint that begs to be opened and enjoyed.

Pairing: Roast lamb

Points:90, Wine Enthusiast

Format / ABV: 750 ml/13.5%

In certain circumstances, a specific vintage may not be available. If this is the case, a comparable vintage of the same wine will be substituted for online orders. If shopping in store, please check the bottle for the appropriate vintage. If you have a question about a specific vintage that is in stock, please email wine@kegnbottle.com

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