(From 2009 Vintage) This wine’s full and lush palate showcases flavors of raspberries, plums, and sweet spice, while the finish is punctuated by white pepper, bacon, smoky oak, and pomegranate. It exemplifies the best characteristics of this vineyard: deep violet color, gorgeous fruit, and a rare complexity.
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Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesIn truth, this gutsy, palate-coating young Zin wanders a little too far to the ripe end of the varietal spectrum, but amidst all of its chocolate and berry-jam qualities, it holds onto a good sense of fruit. It will take some thought when matching with food, and its swaggering style removes it from consideration with pastas, but richly seasoned, slow-simmered pork dishes might allow it a chance to shine.