Frog's Leap Zinfandel 2012
Frog's Leap Zinfandel 2012 is a blend of 76% Zinfandel, 23% Petite Sirah and 1% Carignan aged for 12 months in American oak. This California red offers aromas of raspberry and huckleberry fruit on the nose. On the palate, layered flavors ripe red fruit and spice with luxurious texture, excellent balance and a long finish.
Vineyards farmed responsibly. Serious wine presented with a warm sense of humor. This is Frog`s Leap. Bring a bottle to your table. Stash a few in your Cellar. Lift a glass with friends. Drink it. We`ll make more.
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About this Wine What happens when you combine Frog’s Leap’s classic Zinfandel style with one of the finest vintages in recent memory? Superb raspberry, huckleberry aromas followed by taut, refined, seductive flavors of red fruit compote layered with spice and a sensuous mouth-feel that makes this wine one for the ages. This is serious wine: beautifully proportioned and sophisticated. We will understand your desire to drink this wine now at your summer barbeques but, we beg you, consider putting a few bottles down in your cellar. We’re putting down an extra few ourselves! - Winery The Blend: 76% Zinfandel 23% Petite sirah 1% Carignan Aged: 12 months in American oak Alcohol: 13.7% TA: 5.8 g/L pH: 3.64
A wine that expresses its intensity through complex layers instead of simple, brute power. It is almost impossible to describe the zesty 'fruit bowl' of aromatics: Raspberry? Blackberry? Mulberry? Perhaps razzmatazz berry describes it best. The addition of Petite Sirah underscores the ripe fruit flavors and adds a spicy touch of cardamom and cinnamon. Plush without ever being heavy or harsh.
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Dietary Information: Organic
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