Alexander Valley Sin Zin
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Gold Medal Winner - 2007 Los Angeles International Wine Competition
Gold Medal Winner - 2007 Hilton Head Wine Fest
Silver Medal Winner - 2007 Riverside International Wine Competition
Bronze Medal Winner - 2007 Monterey Wine Competition
The color is deep ruby. Bing cherry and plum dominates the bouquet, followed by aromas of crushed black pepper, boysenberry and wild strawberry. Eucalyptus, cedar and cola fill the palate. The wine finishes with subtle oak nuances and integrated acid balance. This is a medium bodied wine with a cellar life of 5-8 years.
One of California’s oldest varietals, this grape actually hails from Croatia. Red Zinfandel makes rich dark wines that are high in alcohol and medium to high in tannin. The can have a blackberry or raspberry aroma, a spicy character and even a jammy flavor. Some Zinfandels are relatively light-bodied and meant to be enjoyed young, while others benefit from aging.