Bella Vineyards is a premium Sonoma County winery that produces 4 different series of wines: Reserve Vineyard Zinfandels, Reserve Vineyard Syrahs, Hillside Series, and Late Harvest. The Reserve Vineyard Zinfandels are made from the Adams Family’s 3 different properties including Big River Ranch, Lilly Hill, and Belle Canyon.
The 2003 Big River Ranch Zinfandel was made from 110 year old vines grown in the Alexander Valley AVA. This wine is a blend of 96% Zinfandel, 3% Petite Sirah, and 1% Carignane. It was aged in a combination of French and American oak barrels for 15 months. 725 cases were produced.
The 2004 Lily Hill Zinfandel is a blend of 90% Zin and 10% Petite Sirah from the Dry Creek Valley AVA. Like the Big River Ranch, this wine was aged in French and American oak for 15 months. 800 cases were made.
Bella Vineyards’ Belle Canyon Zinfandel is a 100% varietal wine from the Dry Creek Valley AVA. Aged in French in American oak for 15 months, this wine has 15.2% alcohol. Extremely limited, only 260 cases were produced.
The other wines Bella Vineyards makes include the 2001 Big River Ranch Syrah, 2001 Hillside Cuvee (blend of Grenache and Syrah, 2001 Hillside Zinfandel, 2000 Estate Late Picked Zinfandel, and 2001 Big River Ranch Late Harvest Zinfandel.