Monthly Spotlight

Each month we spotlight one of our small-production, single-vineyard wines with a deep dive into the vineyard location, property history, wine style and pairing preferences. This month, our monthly spotlight is…

2018 Buchignani Ranch Zinfandel

10% off 1-11 bottle purchases, 15% off 12+.  Members receive 15% off 1-11 bottle purchases, 20% off 12+.


Elegant nose of raspberry, cranberry, pipe tobacco and wild fennel. Hints of black cherry, sarsaparilla, plum and black tea meet exquisite structure and well-integrated tannins on the palate. SR (11/22)



Northwestern edge of Alexander Valley, in the hills bordering the northern end of Dry Creek Valley.

Buchignani Ranch Vineyard Map


This wine comes from a small planting of old-vine zinfandel on the Buchignani Ranch on Dutcher Creek Road in the hills north of Dry Creek Valley (carignane planted on the rest of the ranch provides a separate ATP selection). The zinfandel block, approximately five acres in size, was planted in the 1940s and ’50s on a rocky knoll overlooking the family home.

Buchignani Vineyard, Alexander Valley


Zinfandel Chronicles – 93 Points

“Gorgeous nose of red fruit, baking spices and citrus. Medium body with medium acidity. Really elegant with rich, refined fruits. Black cherry, salmonberry, plums and earth on the palate. The finish is long and supple. 2018 was a banner year for Zinfandel and your getting another chance to add more to your cellar. Best over the next 3-4 years.” -Tom Lee (March 2023)


Chicken Yakisoba

Yakisoba, a Japanese noodle dish with a savory, tangy, and salty sauce pairs beautifully with Buchignani Zinfandel’s notes of pipe tobacco and wild fennel.


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