Category Archives: Zinfandel

Ottimino Russian River Valley Rancho Bello Zinfandel 2009

$17.99 Sonoma, California PLCB Code# 33384 Dense and zesty, with tart blueberry and anise aromas that follow through to layered flavors of boysenberry, white pepper and sage. Drink now through 2017. 89 Points Wine Spectator, Jun 2012 Moderate intensity ripe … Continue reading

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Frei Brothers Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley Reserve 2012

$12.99 Sonoma, California Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 33365 A killer value, the 2012 Zinfandel Reserve (96% Zinfandel and 4% Petite Sirah that achieved 14.6% alcohol) was aged in a combination of French and American oak. It possesses excellent density as … Continue reading

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Renwood Clarion 2010

$12.99 Amador County, California PLCB Code# 33354 Firm and zesty, with notes of briary blackberry, toasted herb and cracked pepper. Zinfandel and Syrah. Drink now through 2017. 86 Points Wine Spectator, Dec 2012 75% Zinfandel and 25% Syrah. Mild berry … Continue reading

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Alexander Valley Vineyard Sin Zinfandel 2011

$11.99 Alexander Valley, California PLCB Code# 33241 Dark ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of baked cherries, toffee, peppercorn, and honeycomb with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a chewy, nut and roasted apple and citrus accented finish. A nice … Continue reading

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Marietta Angeli Cuvee 2010

$25.99 Alexander Valley, California PLCB Code# 46965 The peppery, meaty, superb 2010 Angeli Cuvee is primarily a blend of Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Carignan and cool climate Syrah. Production of this big red (15.4% natural alcohol) was 3,300 cases. Its dense … Continue reading

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Murphy Goode Liars Dice Zinfandel 2010

$16.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code# 6504 Double Gold: 2012 San Francisco International Wine CompetitionIn Liar’s Dice Zinfandel, we’ve created our most passionate wine – one that’s so luscious and juicy, it’ll leave you wanting more. Our 2010 vintage is … Continue reading

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Renwood Boucard’s Zinfandel Amador County 2010

$17.99 Chairman’s Selection Amador County, California PLCB Code# 32874 Ripe and a touch herbal, with notes of baked cherry and peat. Drink now. 800 cases made. –TF 81 Points Wine Spectator Web Only 2013 The last vintage from this single … Continue reading

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Seghesio Sonoma Zinfandel 2011

$24.99 Sonoma, California PLCB Code# 26609 By every report and what we have seen in early tastings, 2011 is an uneven vintage, especially as far as red wines are concerned. This extremely well-made working proves that, as always, very good … Continue reading

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Saxon Brown Zinfandel Casa Santinamaria Vineyard 2008

$36.99 Sonoma, California PLCB Code# 45990 I could not find anything about this wine, even from the producer.  The Perry Highway store manager (Mario) recommended it and it was a great find. Filled with jammy blackberry and cassis fruit with … Continue reading

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Seghesio Old Vine Zinfandel 2009

$39.99 Sonoma, California PLCB Code# 36583 The 2009 Zinfandel Old Vine is an attractive, mid-weight wine laced with sweet red berries, flowers, spices and mint. Earthy undertones add complexity on the sleek, perfumed finish. The Old Vine is 90% Zinfandel … Continue reading

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