2005 Oriel Hugo
Russian River Valley, USA
Hugo is the dominant soil in redwood regions such as Russian River Valley. As it
weathers, this soil changes color, from grey to yellow to brown and finally red
with old age.
Vineyards | Winemaking
Deep alluvial soils on the cool east side of the Russian River. Open top fermentation. Aged for 11 months in French oak (30% new).
100% Zinfandel. Picked: October 20–31, 2005.
Aroma: Rich black cherry, lush wild berry and brambles. Taste: Bursts of black cherry followed by a touch of
nutmeg and a sweet, candied finish.
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