With over 28 years of combined Zaca Mesa experience, our winemaking team knows the characteristics of our wine extremely well. They continually taste through our wines to see where they are at in the aging process and have created this aid to share the knowledge with you. Use the vintage chart below to know when to enjoy your favorite bottle! 

Not Made Not Yet Bottled  Needs More Aging
 Drinking Well - Youthful Drinking Well - Mature  Late Maturity (Drink Up) 
 Past its Prime Hold - Closed Phase   Ϋ Decanting Recommended 



 '00   '01   '02   '03   '04   '05   '06   '07   '08   '09   '10   '11   '12   '13   '14   '15 
WHITE WINES
Chardonnay - Estate                                
Viognier - Estate                                
Z Blanc - Estate                                
Roussanne - Estate                                
Grenache Blanc - Estate                                
Sauvignon Blanc - Homage Collection                                
Pinot Blanc - Homage Collection                                
Chardonnay - Homage Collection                                
ROSÉ
Z Gris Rosé- Estate                                
RED WINES
   '00 '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 '09 '10 '11 '12 '13 '14 '15
Syrah - Estate                            Ϋ    
Z Cuvée - Estate                            Ϋ  Ϋ  
Grenache - Estate                                
Mourvèdre - Estate                        Ϋ    Ϋ  Ϋ  
Eight Barrel Syrah - Estate                  Ϋ  Ϋ  Ϋ  Ϋ        
Chapel G Syrah - Estate                        Ϋ    Ϋ     
Toyon - Red Blend                                
Pinot Noir - Homage Collection                                
Cabernet Sauvignon - Homage Collection                              Ϋ  
Z Three - Reserve                Ϋ  Ϋ      Ϋ    Ϋ    
Mesa Reserve Syrah - Reserve                Ϋ  Ϋ  Ϋ        Ϋ    
Amphora Syrah - Reserve                              Ϋ  
30th Anniversary Syrah - Reserve                            Ϋ    
Estrella Syrah - Reserve                                
Black Bear Block Syrah - Reserve      Ϋ    Ϋ  Ϋ  Ϋ  Ϋ    Ϋ    Ϋ    Ϋ