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Green & Red 'Chiles Canyon' Zinfandel 2016
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This is a red wine imageGreen & Red 'Chiles Canyon' Zinfandel 2016

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Wine Spectator 92
"Sleek and elegantly complex, with expressive cherry, sweet anise and pepper flavors that glide on a long finish. Drink now through 2025. 1,590 cases made. — TF"

Winemaking:
Green & Red Vineyard directs its farming practices to emphasize the particularity of the grapes from this many faceted piece of earth. Each vineyard receives different amounts of water determined by soil texture, depth and exposure to encourage root depth through varying soil strata. A no till ... read more
This is a red wine
Item ID: #33241
Shelf at store:5e
Size: 750mL (wine)

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Wine Spectator 92
"Sleek and elegantly complex, with expressive cherry, sweet anise and pepper flavors that glide on a long finish. Drink now through 2025. 1,590 cases made. — TF"

Winemaking:
Green & Red Vineyard directs its farming practices to emphasize the particularity of the grapes from this many faceted piece of earth. Each vineyard receives different amounts of water determined by soil texture, depth and exposure to encourage root depth through varying soil strata. A no till native cover crop is mowed to minimize erosion. In row weeds are controlled mechanically and manually. Crown suckering, selective leaf pulling, and cluster thinning focus intensity in the fruit. Crop loads average 2-3 tons per acre

ZINFANDEL fruit is destemmed, not crushed. 3 days cold soak and 9 days in open top fermenters. Aged 13 months in 50% American oak (20% new) 50% French oak. " ~ Winery notes

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Green & RedPam and Jay Heminway named Green & Red Vineyard for its red iron soils veined with green serpentine. The vineyard is located in the steep hills on the east side of Napa Valley. Planting was started in 1972 on ground originally under vine in the 1890s. The vineyards are a small percentage of the 200-acre property, which ranges in elevation from 900 to 2,000 feet, and each vineyard is at different elevations with different exposures. Green & Red directs its farming practices to emphasize the particularity of the grapes from this many faceted piece of earth. Each vineyard receives different amounts of water determined by soil texture, depth and exposure encouraging root depth through varying soil strata. A no till native cover crop is mowed minimizing erosion. The vines are cropped to 3 tons to the acre. Selective leaf pulling and cluster thinning focus intensity in the fruit.

Farming Practice:Practicing Organic

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