Boneshaker Lodi Zinfandel 2012

Zinfandel from Sierra Foothills, California

Price: $25.00 $19.99
Save $5.01 (20%)
Item No. 130737
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 15.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

This big, bold and intense Zinfandel is the fourth vintage in line to earn the name Boneshaker. Grown from sustainably farmed vineyards in Lodi, this Zinfandel was fermented in new French oak barrels for an additional layer of complexity, while a small amount of Cabernet Sauvignon enhances the structure of the final blend. This wine boasts flavors ranging from macerated blackberry and plum jam to sweet dark chocolate set against a velvety mouthfeel and a richly satisfying finish.

This wine's virtues are evident on its own, but it ascends to new heights when paired with a roast porchetta sandwich or Texas style chuck chili.

Learn About Sierra Foothills

Called gold country since the mid-1800's, the Sierra Foothills, located between Sacramento and the Nevada border, was a hot spot for those seeking a gold rush fortune. Some of these settlers brought some European vines with them and somewhere in that mix was the Zinfandel grape. Notable Facts Zinfandel remains the grape of choice here, followed by Rhone Blends. Volcanic...

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Learn About Zinfandel

Zinfandel(ZIN-fahn-dell) American Grape Zinfandel the American - or Californian - grape. Although it's not from America (Croatia has been named its origin), it does seem quite at home in the vineyards of California. During Prohibition, many Zinfandel vines survived as the high-yielding grape was popular both for home winemaking and communion wine, which is...

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