2017 BACA Cat's Cradle Zinfandel
Zinfandel - Rockpile, Sonoma County 2017 Vintage
"Sourced from the Rockpile AVA, which is known for its highly rocky and arid terrain. Right out of the gate you are enticed by the dense dark fruit with black tea flavors that mingle with minerals. Showing a soft mouthfeel and velvety tannins, this beautiful wine will cellar well for the next decade."
92 Points | Wine Enthusiast
When you’re here you’d swear you’re on another planet. Harsh, exposed, rocky, and 1,200 feet above Lake Sonoma, this otherworldly environment reflects the struggle that defines great wine. Wines from this remote, slope-side vineyard are known for their unique minerality, brambly fruit, and intense tannic structure.
The Cat’s Cradle has an untamed character, opening with aromas of blackberry brambles, Bing cherry, violets and clove. Layers of dark plum, wet stone, and licorice flavors are supported with balanced acidity and structured tannins built to age.