A refined profile. Our Harris Kratka Zinfandel shows a refined profile representative of the cool Alexander Valley. The dark fruit, peppery spice and oak notes align equally with each other in a sleek and distinctive profile. The nose blooms with dark-cherry, cola, cedar-box and black-pepper aromas. Well-integrated flavors layer wild berries, black currant and anise, which leads into a long, silky finish. The tannins are sturdy yet smooth, suggesting good ageability. Pair it with pasta Bolognese, pizza or grilled meats.
“Our Harris Kratka Zinfandel stands apart from our other Reserve Zinfandels” explains Winemaker John Kane. “Like many of these wines there is no denying its presence – with big shoulders broad flavors and rich unctuous delivery. But the cooler climate
Located near the juncture of Chalk Hill Road and Highway 128 the Harris Kratka Vineyard sits in the southern end of Alexander Valley with of view of Mount Saint Helena to the east. A bit of an anomaly in Cab country this 16-acre vineyard is planted to a
After multiple passes and careful hand selection the grapes were brought to the winery. A three-day cold-soak got the grapes off to the right start gently allowing the fruit to develop its aromas color and tannins before the active work began.