As steam puffs out of its chimney, the 1880 Train snakes along its historic rail line between between Hill City and Keystone in the Black Hills of South Dakota. This classic route honors the influence of the railroad on the region and continues as a reminder of the railway's part in the creation of today's Black Hills.
Much like the 1880 Train, the hundred year old vines that produced these Zinfandel grapes snaked their roots deep into the ground seeking the nutrients from the soil. The result is a complex wine with elements of both fruit and earth in the glass and on the palate
Look for notes of Pomegranate, Leather and Brown Sugar on the nose with a complex palate of Blueberry, white pepper, plum and caramelized sugar.
2019 Indy International - Silver
Bright and abundant sun with up to 10% more ultraviolet light than in regions at or near sea level, leading to thicker skins and a higher concentration of phenolics (the flavor components in wine).
Colder winters and low humidity, creating the conditions for vines to thrive while producing exceptionally complex flavors.
Food Pairing Notes
Buffalo, Bacon-wrapped Filet Mignon and Flourless Chocolate Torte.