Bucklin Bambino Field Blend Old Hill Ranch Zinfandel 2013
The "Ancient Field Blend" is from a 12 acre block of vines that were planted in 1885. The vineyard is a mosaic of over two dozen grape varieties - principally Zinfandel, but also Grenache, Alicante Bouchet, Petite Sirah, Mourvedre, Syrah, Carignane, and Tempranillo, to name a few. The grapes are co-fermented together. 12 Acres, 30 grape varieties, 1 wine.
Wine SpectatorRustic and briary, but complex in structure, with notes of black cherry, licorice and smoky herb. Drink now through 2023. 1,042 cases made.