This recalls a recent discussion among with a group of colleagues who write and teach about wine. Sometimes the precision of the description of a wine is not as important as the impression of concentration and vividness. This came up again during a class in the VESTA program. What is it that you remember – is it the fact that wine smelled like boysenberries or loganberries or rather that it was just ebulliently fruity?
But I digress. In the mouth, the fruity theme continues in a light-bodied, smooth format that is ready to consume without a month in the cellar – very nice.
The grapes were sourced from Mendocino County and Lodi and include 63% Zinfandel, 21% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Syrah, 2% Merlot and 2% Petite Sirah.
Vinted and bottled under a screwcap closure in St. Helena 14.1% a media sample with a suggested retail price of $14 Clif Family Winery