Valdez Family Winery
- Based in Cloverdale, California. There is no public tasting room.
- Small family-owned and operated winery. All of the fruit for their wine is farmed by them to ensure top quality.
- Produce ~500 cases annually across Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Zinfandel.
2014 Botticelli Vineyard, Rockpile Zinfandel
- 200 cases produced
- 100% Zinfandel
- 15 months in 30% new French oak
Botticelli vineyard has a breathtaking view overlooking Lake Sonoma and the mountains surrounding it. At an elevation of 1300ft it sits along a ridge line that is well above the morning fog. Rockpile is an exceptional growing region for zinfandel as the vines produce smooth yet intense flavor.