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Average Brix at Harvest: 31.7°
Alcohol: 15.4%
Residual Sugar: 6.0%
Total Acidity: 0.77 gm/100ml
pH: 3.55


Case Production:

829 half-cases, in 375ml bottles

Bottling Date: March 17, 2015


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Every once in a while, a twist of fate can deal a quirky hand, and with a stroke of magic it can become an enchanting experience. Black Magic Late Harvest Zinfandel conjures up a charming finale for a delicious meal—lusciously jammy and sweet, it complements many foods from savory cheese plates to decadent chocolate desserts. Abracadabra! <Extremely Limited Production>

Wine Maker’s Tasting Notes:

Inky blue-purple in color, yummy deep razz-blackberry jam and luscious dark chocolate of oak spices, sweet but not clumsy, pleasingly balanced with a bit a tartness, not at all hotly alcoholic, bit of warm vanilla at finish.

Varietal Composition:

100% Late Harvest Zinfandel

Appellation:

Sonoma County

Fermentation Characteristics:

Average of 7 days on skins, punched down twice daily, then pressed off early (at 10°brix) and held cold to stop fermentation

Cellar Storage/Aging:

6 months in small stainless Steel tank, held cold to prevent fermentation.

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