For over a century, the Seghesio family has played an integral role in the evolution of the region's viticulture. The winery was established in 1895, when Italian immigrant Edoardo Seghesio planted his first Zinfandel vines in what is now Seghesio’s ‘Home Ranch’ vineyard in Alexander Valley. Edoardo and his wife Angela continued growing vines during the Prohibition years, and were the only winery in the region to survive that era. Seghesio’s reputation for world class Zinfandel was cemented under the guidance of third generation Pete Seghesio and his cousin Ted Seghesio in the 1980s. Italian consultant winemaker Alberto Antonini's influence can be seen in the juicy, approachable style of Zinfandel that has become Seghesio's hallmark. Seghesio owns 120 hectares of sustainably-farmed vineyards across several renowned appellations in Sonoma, including Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley and Russian River Valley.
A textbook premium Zinfandel from the Alexander Valley in Sonoma County from one of the region's most celebrated producers.
This Zinfandel has the blackberry, black plum and other brambly fruit characteristic of the Alexander Valley. On the palate, there are flavours of ripe black fruits and subtle hints of oak accompanied by a fresh acidity and soft tannins. A signature bread crust undertone of the Home Ranch lingers on the finish.