California Zinfandel

Stryker Sonoma, Dry Creek Valley, Zinfandel 2007 Tim Hardin hits another home run with this opulently fruity, sweet-smelling Zin. In the mouth the theme continues, with a lush texture and a little warmth. Produced and bottled under a screw cap closure in Geyserville 16% available for $30 at the winery, a gift to the class from the SFCWC Stryker Sonoma

Ledson, Napa Valley, Zinfandel 2006 Produced and bottled in Sonoma 14.9% sold out at the winery, a gift to the class from the SFCWC Ledson Winery and Vineyards

Matrix, Russian River Valley, Francis Vineyard, Zinfandel 2006 The nose combines jammy fruit, a bit of prunes and black pepper. In the mouth this wine is rich and delicious with very sweet-appearing fruit. Winemaker Antoine Favero is a master with Zinfandel. Vinted and bottled in Healdsburg 14.5% sold out at the winery and a gift to the class from the SFCWC Matrix

About Ray

Ray Johnson is the Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He teaches and writes about wine and the business of wine and makes his home in Sonoma County.
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