This flight features 2 wines from an area that has distinguished itself for its long-established vineyards and good values.
Gnarly Head Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel 2005
Jammy liquer-like fruit and sweet vanilla in the nose. The wine is light-bodied, sweet appearing and supple. Aged in Fr, US and Hungarian oak. V&B in Manteca 14.5% $9.99 at Traverso’s Gnarly Head
Earthquake Lodi Petite Sirah 2004
Smells of tar and heavily charred oak are followed by a refined palate of ripe tannins and flavors of chocolate and nuts rolled into a candy bar topped with sweet oak. V&B in Lodi 15.5% $29.95 at Traverso’s Earthquake