Wine Spectator 93
“This opens with a fruit bomb of wild berry briar patch, then transitions into an appealingly rustic and structured zest fest, revealing heaps of licorice, roasted sage and forest floor accents that build toward medium-grained tannins. Drink now through 2030. 1,192 cases made.” ~ TF
"Bambino" vines were planted in 2000 and represent Bucklin's "young vine" Zinfandel. The 2019 blend is at least 75% Zinfandel that is co-fermented with Petite Sirah and Alicante Bouchet.
Fermented with indigenous yeast without any nutrient additions. Aged in neutral French oak for approximately 10 months.
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