Winery website: http://www.paraduxx.com
- Vintage: 2009
- Varietal: 72% Zinfandel, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon
- Aging & Oak: 16 months in oak 100% French oak 60% new
- Appellation: Napa Valley
- Harvest Date: October 5 — October 23, 2009
- Sugar: 25.5° Brix
- Acid: 0.58 g/ml titratable acidity
- PH: 3.96
- Aging: 16 months in oak
- Bottling Date: June 2011
- Alcohol %: 14.5%
- Price: $75
Nose: Peppered raspberries, dark chocolate, coffee beans, leather, black licorice and shoe polish.
Taste: This is still an incredibly young wine that needs a few more years in-bottle to fully develop. It shows a great deal of aging potential and for the most part drinks good now, however, its greatness is still years away. Good fruit and tannin combine into a clean, lingering finish.