Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines84% Zinfandel; 12% Carignane; 4% Petite Sirah. While relying on ripeness to no small degree, this attention-getting wine has plenty of fruit at its heart, and its generous measure of berries is enriched with elements of chocolate, cassis and a hint of loamy earth. It is moderately full-bodied with a thick, fleshy feel, yet for all of its considerable depth and intensity, it is neither heavy nor hot. Any near-term drinking will require accompanying foods of real substance, but, as we have so clear...
Wine AdvocateRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate