Iris Zinfandel Raspy Rivera Special Edition
Iris Zinfandel Raspy Rivera Special Edition

Emerging as one of Chicago’s most celebrated creative artist Raspy Rivera uses her abstract expressions to debut a custom design on Michael Lavelle’s 2018 Zinfandel. 

Over the last 6 months Raspy has worked alongside the Michael Lavelle team to develop a new take on it’s beloved “Iris Flower” logo. Each bottles barres the artist signature faces while showcasing the depth, luxury, and prominence of the 2018 Iris Zinfandel. Infusing both worlds of artistic expression in design and premium, high quality wine. Like the Iris Zinfandel Raspy’s art unique, bold, and robust. 

Tasting Notes

Appearance: Dark Ruby Red, Amethyst hues. Moderate plus viscosity and slow forming, moderately stained tears

Aroma: Complex aromatics with lush blueberry, Black currant, boysenberry and figs for fruit alongside notes of dark chocolate, vanilla & cinnamon

Palate: On the front of the palate reveals ripe raspberry, red cherry and madagascar vanilla bean. The mid-palate features continued fruit with subtle savory elements of autumn leaf, and cedar with rounded, plush tannins that extend into a long finish featuring black cherry, blackberry and cocoa nips notes.

Food pairings
The 2018 Iris Zinfandel is a full, complex and rich wine that is drinking nicely on release and will offer added complexity in a few years. Try it with a slowly braised beef or Lamb shank, or with a taste of high-quality dark chocolate.
Iris Zinfandel Raspy Rivera Special Edition
Wine specifications
Varietal Composition
100% French Oak Barrels