Mokelumne Glen Vineyards, Lodi, CA
What we love
PRIE Vineyards’ 2017 Dornfelder is outstanding, and it’ll surprise you. Though its deep color and aromas speak of richness, it’s actually quite elegant and weightless on the palate – the tannins are not excessive, it's low in alcohol and not particularly acidic, and its layering of flavors is impeccable. Delicious blueberry pie flavors combine so well with its savory, zesty qualities. PRIE’s Dornfelder is something new to fall in love with. Only 48 cases made!
About this Wine
Of all the bottles we offer on Pollux, we derive the most personal satisfaction from sharing “secret” insider wines. By this we mean limited releases quietly cherished by sommeliers and industry insiders, not for their high prices or scores, but because of how they way over-deliver on quality for a modest price. PRIE’s Dornfelder is one of these special wines. Enjoy!
For pairing ideas, Dornfelder wines are particularly delicious with pot roasts and pork.
Drink now through 2025.
- Technical Data
- Blend: 100% Dornfelder
- Alcohol: 11.6% | pH: 3.5
- Winemaking: Aged in neutral French oak for seven months.
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