2016 Fighter Pilot Red Image

Our 100% Zinfandel offers aromas of soft, toasty nuances combined with hints of white pepper.

This wine is named in honor of those courageous aviators who have put themselves in harm’s way - You truly have a flavor for life the protected will never know!

 

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Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Zinfandel
Appellation
Adelaida District
Vineyard Designation
Bailey Ranch Vineyard
Harvest Date
August 28, 2016
Sugar
0
Acid
0.59
pH
3.57
Aging
Aged for 18 months in 25% new French oak barrels and 75% neutral French oak barrels; Bottled unfiltered
Fermentation
Cold soak for 5 days; 20% whole cluster 80% whole-berry and fermented 20 days on skins in open top stainless steel tanks
Bottling Date
February 2018
Residual Sugar
0
Alcohol %
14.5
Wine Enthusiast
90
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Our 100% Zinfandel offers aromas of soft, toasty nuances combined with hints of white pepper.
Vineyard Notes
Sourced from the Bailey Ranch Vineyard in the Adelaida District this 20 year old vineyard is located on the west side of Paso Robles. These vines are planted in Linne-Calodo soils, dry farmed head trained. This site is a step hillside slope 1,000 feet in elevation.
Production
532 cases produced
Other Notes
A portion of the Fighter Pilot Red sales aid sons and daughters of wounded and deceased veterans.
Product Reviews
Ellen Steele's Gravatar
Ellen Steele
(Jan 1, 2019 at 6:51 PM)
Bought a bottle in August when visiting Paso Robles, we love this wine!

Robert D. Wiggins's Gravatar
Robert D. Wiggins
(Jan 3, 2019 at 7:55 AM)
The wine is fantastic. I ordered more as gifts.

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