Daily Archives: September 2, 2007

Encore rosé

Pedroncelli Dry Creek Valley Sonoma County Zinfandel Rosé 2005 Lightly fruity with moderate viscosity and sweetness. The Pedroncelli’s have been making Zin Rosé since 1954. This wine was sourced from estate and purchased fruit from Dry Creek Valley. After 24 … Continue reading

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Zin old world and new

Domaine de l’Arjolle Z de l’Arjolle vin de table Zinfandel Light berry fruit, ample acidity with some astringency and earthiness. The wine is rather lean for the price and begins to show alcoholic after a few hours. From a 250 … Continue reading

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A plush blend

Elyse Napa Valley Red Wine Couzins 2005 Warm and plush, dry though possessing a sweet character of very ripe fruit.  47% Primitivo, 39% Zinfandel and 14% Petite Sirah harvested at brix levels spread from 23.6 to 27.7.  The wine was … Continue reading

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Hopping into the Easter Basket

Rosenblum Cellars California Rosie Rabbit Late Harvest Zinfandel 2004 Sweet and brimming with nutty raspberry fruit, a very soft and low-acid style of dessert wine.  Formerly sourced from the Rosie Rabbit vineyard in the Russian River Valley the name now … Continue reading

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