Black fruits dominate this wine, with aromas of blackberries and plum complemented by savory notes of dried herbs. On the palate, a rich entry of blueberry and black cherry gives way to an evident tannin structure with intriguing smokey notes of dusty cocoa on the finish.
The wine is fleshy and supple, with distinct notes of cherry and plum jam, blackberry and fig compote. Toasty oak notes lay alongside firm tannins leading to a long, lingering, pleasing finish. This is a comfort food staple, well suited to complement roasts and stews and hearty dishes.
This fruit hails from old vine blocks planted in 1934, in the excitement that followed the repeal of Prohibition. This ruby red Zinfandel offers enticing aromas of fresh blackberry and boysenberry, which intertwine with subtle notes of star anise and black pepper. Flavors are abundant and driven by raspberries, sweet red cherry and currant. A plush, balanced and well-rounded mounthfeel leads to a lingering finish of finely integrated tannins.