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Fanucchi Zinfandel Russian River Valley Old Vine Fanucchi Wood Road Vineyard 1998

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The El Nino of 1998 posed some farming challenges that called upon Peter Fanucchi DO many very innovating things to farm these grapes. He did & in 2007 it still shows in what is still a great bottle of heritage wine! ONE Bottle Limmit! (only a few bottles are left) It took 30 Competition awards; 12 Gold & Better (listed below). Also Rated 90 points as A Library wine @ the 2005 California State Fair! Fanucchi Vineyards 1998 Old Vine Zinfandel #1 Most Awarded Zinfandel In the 9 CA wine competitions tracked by California wine Winners 2002 >>>>>>>>& Again by California wine Winners 2003! & #1 In the 11 US wine competitions tracked by California Grapevine Sept ’01 & 2002 12 Gold+/Gold Medals in ‘01 & ’02: AMERICAN AIRLINES SILVER EAGLE TROPHY FOR THE BEST red wine Indiana State Fair International wine Competition BEST OF CLASS San Diego National wine Competition GOLD LA. County Fair Wines of the Americas GOLD Orange County Fair wine Competition (Double) GOLD El Dorado County Fair wine Comp GOLD East Coast wine Competition GOLD Florida State Fair Double GOLD & 98 Points California State Fair wine Competition GOLD Pacific Rim International wine Competition GOLD Jerry D. Mead’s New World International wine Comp. GOLD International Eastern wine Competition Great wine (=GOLD+) Greatest Example of the American viticulture Jefferson Cup Invitational SILVER International wine and Spirit Competition (UK)

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External Reviews for Fanucchi Zinfandel Russian River Valley Old Vine Fanucchi Wood Road Vineyard

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Source: AmericanWinery.com
07/24/2009

The El Nino of 1998 posed some farming challenges that called upon Peter Fanucchi DO many very innovating things to farm these grapes. He did & in 2007 it still shows in what is still a great bottle of heritage wine! ONE Bottle Limmit! (only a few bottles are left) It took 30 Competition awards; 12 Gold & Better (listed below). Also Rated 90 points as A Library wine @ the 2005 California State Fair! Fanucchi Vineyards 1998 Old Vine Zinfandel #1 Most Awarded Zinfandel In the 9 CA wine competitions tracked by California wine Winners 2002 >>>>>>>>& Again by California wine Winners 2003! & #1 In the 11 US wine competitions tracked by California Grapevine Sept ’01 & 2002 12 Gold+/Gold Medals in ‘01 & ’02: AMERICAN AIRLINES SILVER EAGLE TROPHY FOR THE BEST red wine Indiana State Fair International wine Competition BEST OF CLASS San Diego National wine Competition GOLD LA. County Fair Wines of the Americas GOLD Orange County Fair wine Competition (Double) GOLD El Dorado County Fair wine Comp GOLD East Coast wine Competition GOLD Florida State Fair Double GOLD & 98 Points California State Fair wine Competition GOLD Pacific Rim International wine Competition GOLD International Eastern wine Competition Great wine (=GOLD+) Greatest Example of the American viticulture Jefferson Cup Invitational SILVER International wine and Spirit Competition (UK)



The El Nino of 1998 posed some farming challenges that called upon Peter Fanucchi DO many very innovating things to farm these grapes. He did & in 2007 it still shows in what is still a great bottle of heritage wine! ONE Bottle Limmit! (only a few bottles are left) It took 30 Competition awards; 12 Gold & Better (listed below). Also Rated 90 points as A Library wine @ the 2005 California State Fair! Fanucchi Vineyards 1998 Old Vine Zinfandel #1 Most Awarded Zinfandel In the 9 CA wine competitions tracked by California wine Winners 2002 >>>>>>>>& Again by California wine Winners 2003! & #1 In the 11 US wine competitions tracked by California Grapevine Sept ’01 & 2002 12 Gold+/Gold Medals in ‘01 & ’02: AMERICAN AIRLINES SILVER EAGLE TROPHY FOR THE BEST red wine Indiana State Fair International wine Competition BEST OF CLASS San Diego National wine Competition GOLD LA. County Fair Wines of the Americas GOLD Orange County Fair wine Competition (Double) GOLD El Dorado County Fair wine Comp GOLD East Coast wine Competition GOLD Florida State Fair Double GOLD & 98 Points California State Fair wine Competition GOLD Pacific Rim International wine Competition GOLD Jerry D. Mead’s New World International wine Comp. GOLD International Eastern wine Competition Great wine (=GOLD+) Greatest Example of the American viticulture Jefferson Cup Invitational SILVER International wine and Spirit Competition (UK)

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