Bonterra Zinfandel Organic Grapes 2008
We've been farming organically since 1987. Because it's our belief that organic grapes make better wine.
Aromas of plum, red fruit, vanilla, and a hint of bell pepper on the nose. Smooth and silky mouth feel. This is a young Mendocino County big red. Hotness and astringency (especially on the aftertaste) may decline if it's allowed to age more (this seemed to happen with older vintages (2005 and 2006).
A deep, dark red with notes of pepper , vanilla, and plum. Noticeably flat finish.
This organic wine is garnet black in colour with deep intensity. Ripe red fruit, spice and vanilla on the nose. Well-balanced with soft ripe tannins. The flavours echo the nose. The finish lingers.
We liked this a lot
I have had better and worse. Middle of the road. Easy drinking for sure. Good to pour a glass and just shoot the breeze with someone. Doesn't need food really. Cheers.
Maybe I got a bad bottle, but this is not a 92 point wine (82 maybe). Definitely not a wine to age.
Two and a half glasses
External Reviews for Bonterra Zinfandel Organic Grapes
"The wine has aromas of brambly fruit and ripe blueberries accented with hints of toasty oak and vanilla. The characteristically Zinfandel flavors of plum
WE 90pts Winemaker Notes: The wine has aromas of brambly fruit and ripe blueberries accented with hints of toasty oak and vanilla. e characteristically Zinfandel flavors of plum, blueberry and black pepper lead to an elegant, balanced and soft finish.