Partners in wine

Zin and Petite often work together, one behind the scenes of the other who gets the billing on the label.

Claudia Springs Redwood Valley John Ricetti Vineyard Zinfandel 2005

There’s jammy fruit and a little warmth from the alcohol. Winemaker Bob Klindt. P&B in Philo 15.9% $19.49 at Bottle Barn Claudia Springs

Everett Ridge Dry Creek Valley Estate Petite Sirah 2005

Liquer-like fruit in a thick, rich refined profile from this grape from the Sterling family’s Dry Creek property. P&B in Healdsburg 14.9% $19.49 at Bottle Barn Everett Ridge

About RJ

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