Artezin Mendocino Zinfandel 2011
The color is bright crimson red with a violet hue. The aroma is very bright, showing fresh raspberry, boysenberry and pomegranate fruit, followed by classic "zinny" spice of nutmeg, cinnamon and black pepper. The fruit and spice continues on the palate, which is again fresh with hints of blueberry and huckleberry. The texture is round and rich for easy drinking and the tannins add to the lush mouthfeel.<br/><br/>90% Zinfandel, 10% Petite Sirah
Three and a half glasses
External Reviews for Artezin Mendocino Zinfandel
A lively version, with appealing raspberry and fresh sage flavors. The tannins give the finish focus and lift. Drink now through 2017.
A rustic, spice-driven style with firm tannins and robust fruit flavors. Drink this with grilled meats or heavy mushroom dishes.
Rustic in the best sense, this has the deep, resinous herb scent that’s made Mendocino famous. The tannins lend grit to the palate, along with layers of flavor that fill the mouth completely even as the wine coasts along. Decant a bottle while you marinate a butterflied leg of lamb for the grill.
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