The reputation for Lodi as being one of the best areas of California for producing Zinfandel is increasing rapidly. The sandy soils have poor water retention properties resulting in low yields but great concentration in the grapes. This wine, from the 100-year-old Kettleman Road Vineyard is a superb example of Lodi ‘Zin’. Matured for 18 months in French oak, the wine has great power but also complexity and good ageing potential.
Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel, Lodi County,