2015 Hobo Wine Company, Dry Creek Zinfandel

Dry Creek Valley, $21

Zinfandel (92%), Petite Sirah (8%), 13.4% alcohol

2015 Hobo Wine Co. Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley

Kenny Likitprakong formed the Hobo Wine Company in 2002. It now has five labels under its umbrella including Camp, Folk Machine, Make Work, Banyan and, of course, Hobo.

Vineyard: Sourced from different sites in Dry Creek. Gravelly clay.

Farming: Practicing organic.

Vinification: Plots vinified separately and blended after the first racking in February 2015. Aged in French and American oak including 7% new barrels.

Tasting Note: Moderately rich and tannic with a mouthful of fresh blackberries.

Food Pairing: Grilled steak, barbecued tempeh.

Drinkability: Now and over the next year or two.

13.5% alcohol

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