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WHICH CAME FIRST, THE GRAPES OR THE LIFESTYLE?

We’re not sure. We just asked winemaker extraordinaire Dennis Martin to come up with something brazenly Californian. He gave us Fetzer Crimson & Quartz, wines that are smooth, sociable, well-blended and slightly non-traditional. Not unlike the other brazen Californians we like to hang with.

We also practice social responsibility and sustainable farming whenever possible. Some might say it’s trendy. We can live with that.

This is where we’d typically tell you all the foods Fetzer Crimson & Quartz cleverly complement. But you’ll figure that out yourself.

Just get out there and make it happen.



IT’S ALL ABOUT GOOD CHEMISTRY.
FROM THE pH BALANCE TO THE PEOPLE YOU SHARE IT WITH.

FETZER CRIMSON RED BLEND

FETZER QUARTZ WHITE BLEND

FETZER CRIMSON PINOT NOIR

FETZER CRIMSON CABERNET SAUVIGNON

FETZER QUARTZ CHARDONNAY

FETZER CRIMSON RED BLEND

187 mL Zipz Glass

FETZER QUARTZ WHITE BLEND

187 mL Zipz Glass







FETZER CRIMSON RED BLEND
A triumphant assemblage of California Syrah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Sirah, balanced to craft a strong oak profile with the toasty aromatic components of an acoustic guitar thrown on a bonfire.
TASTING NOTES
COLOR:Deep Dark Red with Purple Hues
AROMA: Black Cherry, Allspice and Vanilla
PALATE: Raspberries and Plums
PAIRINGS: Grilled Meats; personal preference Beef or Lamb
TECHNICAL NOTES
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.9 mg/L
pH: 3.64
ALCOHOL: 13.5% A.B.V
VARIETAL BREAKDOWN:
32%
Zinfandel

32%
Syrah

29%
Cabernet Sauvignon

4%
Petite Sirah

1%
Petit Verdot

2%
other complimentary red varietals



FETZER QUARTZ WHITE BLEND
The well-rounded—yes, even voluptuous—Chardonnay is allowed to strut its stuff, then gets mercilessly teased by the addition of California Riesling, Gewürtztraminer and Pinot Grigio. A wine that goes anywhere, and usually too far. Rock out with your Quartz out!
TASTING NOTES
COLOR: Pale Yellow
AROMA: Peaches, Lemon, Lime, Melons, Orange and a little spiciness
PALATE: Bright refreshing white
PAIRINGS: Chicken, Fish and anything with a little spiciness
TECHNICAL NOTES
TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.6 mg/L
pH: 3.39
ALCOHOL: 12% A.B.V
VARIETAL BREAKDOWN:
35%
Chardonnay

23%
Riesling

18%
Gewürtraminer

14%
Pinot Grigio

7%
Muscat

3%
other complimentary white varietals



FETZER CRIMSON PINOT NOIR
We gave Winemaker Extraordinaire Dennis Martin a clean palette to create a new wine. From there he went about crafting something remarkably Californian—wine that was smooth, sociable, well-blended and slightly non-traditional.

Fetzer Crimson Pinot Noir's flavors of ripe black cherries, plums and hints of coffee and subtle Earth awaken your senses. He could enthuse about all the foods perfectly complemented by Fetzer Crimson Pinot Noir, but Dennis thinks you should let it stand on its own first. This is a wine to be enjoyed with people.
TECHNICAL NOTES
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.9 mg/L
pH: 3.56
ALCOHOL: 13.5% A.B.V
VARIETAL BREAKDOWN:
100%
Pinot Noir




FETZER CRIMSON CABERNET SAUVIGNON
We gave Winemaker Extraordinaire Dennis Martin a clean palette to create a new wine. From there he went about crafting something remarkably Californian—wine that was smooth, sociable, well-blended and slightly non-traditional.

Fetzer Crimson Cabernet Sauvignon brings forward beautiful aromas of blackberries with a touch of cedar followed by a mouthful of bright cherries, touch of earthiness, soft tannins and a lingering finish. He could enthuse about all the foods perfectly complemented by Fetzer Crimson Cabernet Sauvignon, but Dennis thinks you should let it stand on its own first. This is a wine to be enjoyed with people.
TECHNICAL NOTES
TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.3 mg/L
pH: 3.47
ALCOHOL: 13.5% A.B.V
VARIETAL BREAKDOWN:
78%
Cabernet Sauvignon

5%
Petit Verdot

17%
Other Complementary Red Varietals




FETZER QUARTZ CHARDONNAY
We gave Winemaker Extraordinaire Dennis Martin a clean palette to create a new wine. From there he went about crafting something remarkably Californian - wine that was smooth, sociable, well-blended and slightly non-traditional.

Fetzer Quartz Chardonnay reveals flowery aromas with a touch of apple and juicy flavors of nectarine, tropical fruits and a hint of vanilla. He could enthuse about all the foods perfectly complemented by Fetzer Quartz Chardonnay, but Dennis thinks you should let it stand on its own first. This is a wine to be enjoyed with people.
TASTING NOTES
Fetzer Quartz Chardonnay is crafted using grapes from many notable California appellations -predominately Monterey, Mendocino, Russian River Valley and Lake County. This beautiful wine undergoes a more intense oak regimen for a higher profile of toastiness and spice on the palate in addition to 20% malolactic fermentation for a delicate and buttery mouth feel that will be sure to have you wanting to pour another glass.

TECHNICAL NOTES
TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.8 mg/L
pH: 3.50
ALCOHOL: 13.5% A.B.V
VARIETAL BREAKDOWN:
97%
Chardonnay

3%
Other Complimentary White Varietals



FETZER CRIMSON RED BLEND
187 mL Zipz Glass
A triumphant assemblage of California Syrah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Sirah, balanced to craft a strong oak profile with the toasty aromatic components of an acoustic guitar thrown on a bonfire.
TASTING NOTES
COLOR:Deep Dark Red with Purple Hues
AROMA: Black Cherry, Allspice and Vanilla
PALATE: Raspberries and Plums
PAIRINGS: Grilled Meats; personal preference Beef or Lamb
TECHNICAL NOTES
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.9 mg/L
pH: 3.64
ALCOHOL: 13.5% A.B.V
VARIETAL BREAKDOWN:
32%
Zinfandel

32%
Syrah

29%
Cabernet Sauvignon

4%
Petite Sirah

1%
Petit Verdot

2%
other complimentary red varietals



FETZER QUARTZ WHITE BLEND
187 mL Zipz Glass
The well-rounded—yes, even voluptuous—Chardonnay is allowed to strut its stuff, then gets mercilessly teased by the addition of California Riesling, Gewürtztraminer and Pinot Grigio. A wine that goes anywhere, and usually too far. Rock out with your Quartz out!
TASTING NOTES
COLOR: Pale Yellow
AROMA: Peaches, Lemon, Lime, Melons, Orange and a little spiciness
PALATE: Bright refreshing white
PAIRINGS: Chicken, Fish and anything with a little spiciness
TECHNICAL NOTES
TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.6 mg/L
pH: 3.39
ALCOHOL: 12% A.B.V
VARIETAL BREAKDOWN:
35%
Chardonnay

23%
Riesling

18%
Gewürtraminer

14%
Pinot Grigio

7%
Muscat

3%
other complimentary white varietals




ABOUT

Dennis started working the land as a 12 year old, driving a tractor in the orchards of California‘s Central Valley. When he became fascinated by the unique properties of the grape, it led to degrees in Enology and Food Science at Fresno State. When the wine business led him to

Northern California’s Alexander Valley in 1982, he began to forge long standing relationships with some of the finest wine growers in the world. During a distinguished career covering all facets of winemaking, Dennis served as Director and President of the American Society for Enology and Vitaculture.

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