Cosentino Winery Zinfandel California Cigarzin 2006

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Wine Tasting Notes Pomegranate, raspberry, cherries, cassis and rhubarb flavors intermingle in a concentrated jammy style with briary notes. Elegant and smooth on entry, despite being big, rich, and mouthfilling throughout.

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Cosentino Winery:
Cosentino Winery, Napa Valley, was established in 1990 when Mitch Cosentino moved his winery operation from Modesto, California to its current location on Highway 29 in Yountville, California. Lead by Mitch Cosentino’s vision and innovative winemaking approach, Cosentino Winery established itself long ago as a trend setter in the California wine industry, widely recognized for producing mor... Read more
Cosentino Winery, Napa Valley, was established in 1990 when Mitch Cosentino moved his winery operation from Modesto, California to its current location on Highway 29 in Yountville, California. Lead by Mitch Cosentino’s vision and innovative winemaking approach, Cosentino Winery established itself long ago as a trend setter in the California wine industry, widely recognized for producing more ultra premium varietals than any other winery in the Napa Valley as well as pioneering production methods and wine blends that are now standards in the industry. Cosentino Winery produces approximately 12,000 cases of wine per year, handcrafted from the wineries’ Yountville and Pope Valley Estates as well as from many of the same “Estate” grape sources that Mitch has maintained throughout the Napa Valley for nearly 20 years. Cosentino Winery’s stellar vineyard sources and relationships are a major factor in sustaining its quality and consistency. Over the years, Cosentino Winery has been awarded the highest honors and praise, served at many prestigious events, including a Presidential White House State Dinner, the Masters Golf Champions Dinner, as well as various functions and events for Governors, Senators and Heads of State, such as Queen Elizabeth and the Prime Minister of Italy. Perhaps it’s no coincidence that Cosentino Winery is the first winery located on the St. Helena Highway (Hwy 29) when entering the Napa Valley from the south. Cosentino Winery sits on the border of Yountville and the Oakville appellation, one of the most prestigious AVA’s in the world that is home to some of the Napa Valley’s greatest vineyards. Since its doors opened in 1990, Cosentino Winery’s Tasting Room on Hwy 29 has been a popular stop, attracting a myriad of visitors, regular visitors, regulars, locals, connoisseurs, experts, so called experts, lovers, dreamers, enthusiasts, drifters, groupies, buyers and beginners alike…Everyone is welcome! Cosentino Winery produces more than 30 different varietals, continuing Mitch Cosentino’s artisan approach and passion for making great and interesting wines. “I don't eat just one type of food… so why should I make just one type of wine?” – Mitch Cosentino. The Cosentino Winery experience is unlike any other. Cosentino Winery continues to evolve, constantly creating new wines and discovering new ways to remain among the best in the world. Enjoy and Stay Tuned! Read less
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Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake

RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

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Member Reviews for Cosentino Winery Zinfandel California Cigarzin

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Snooth User: cwelsh
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4.00 5
03/27/2009

My first exposure to Cigarzin was just recently. A group of my co-workers got together and had a variety of pizzas plus some Indian food to eat. One of the guys brought a bottle of the 2005 Cigarzin. Even though our food pairing was a bit of a hodge-podge, the wine was great. I can't wait to try it again with a meal that will do it justice.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
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4.00 5
04/11/2010

Tasted at UNLVino 4/10/10


Snooth User: simulacrum
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3.00 5
10/15/2009

a little too sweet for me...like biting into a superripe plum. but i guess that's not so bad. a softer zin with round edges, good for those who want one that doesn't make their knees buckle.


External Reviews for Cosentino Winery Zinfandel California Cigarzin

External Review
Source: Fame Wine and Tobacco
03/16/2010

Cosentino Zinfandel Cigar Zin 2006 and all other wine from Cosentino are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.


External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesPomegranate, raspberry, cherries, cassis and rhubarb flavors intermingle in a concentrated jammy style with briary notes. Elegant and smooth on entry, despite being big, rich, and mouthfilling throughout.



Wine Tasting Notes Pomegranate, raspberry, cherries, cassis and rhubarb flavors intermingle in a concentrated jammy style with briary notes. Elegant and smooth on entry, despite being big, rich, and mouthfilling throughout.

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