Mountain View Zinfandel 2009

External Review by Wine Gems @ Perriello's:

Amador County, CaliforniaMountain View Clockspring Vineyard Zinfandel is a fine value in Zinfandel from Californias acclaimed Amador County. Clockspring Vineyard is the largest planting of Zinfandel in the region, an outstanding 350-acre property nestled in the Sierra Foothills in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley in Amador County. The original plantings date back to 1973, and grower Frank Alviso employs both organic and dry farming techniques. The average elevation of the vineyard is 1600 feet, and it features rich, well drained, granite soils. Mountain View Vintners began its association with the vineyard in 1982 and released the first Clockspring Zinfandel with the 2003 vintage. Clockspring Vineyard is certified organic.Mountain View Clockspring Vineyard Zinfandel is ruby red in color with an aroma of ripe berries, black plum and oak. Medium in body, this wine has soft tannins and rich flavors of black cherries, blackberries, black plums, vanilla and spice. Aged for 14 months in American oak barrels, the wine offers good balance and a smooth finish.Enjoy Mountain View Clockspring Vineyard Zinfandel with your Thanksgiving turkey or with roast chicken, BBQ ribs, grilled vegetables and cheeses.

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In 1978, San Francisco entrepreneur Kevin Shannon founded Mountain View as one of California's first negociant wineries. The negociant, a concept first popularized in the Burgundy and Bordeaux regions of France, blends, ages and bottles a unique brand from its own managed and selected outsourced vineyards. From its inception, Mountain View Winery has forged strong relationships with growers in... Read more
In 1978, San Francisco entrepreneur Kevin Shannon founded Mountain View as one of California's first negociant wineries. The negociant, a concept first popularized in the Burgundy and Bordeaux regions of France, blends, ages and bottles a unique brand from its own managed and selected outsourced vineyards. From its inception, Mountain View Winery has forged strong relationships with growers in order to produce reasonably priced wines of superior quality. Our growers are located in regions that offer strong varietal character and exceptional value, including Monterey, Amador, Carneros, Lake County and the Central Coast. Over thirty years later, Mountain View wines continue to offer some of the finest California values on the market. Our premium quality, moderately priced wines are favored by premium wine retailers and, in particular, the hotel and restaurant trade. Mountain View wines have built a reputation as a preferred on-premise California by-the-glass product in many regions of the country. Read less

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Source: Wine Gems @ Perriello's
06/21/2011

Amador County, CaliforniaMountain View Clockspring Vineyard Zinfandel is a fine value in Zinfandel from Californias acclaimed Amador County. Clockspring Vineyard is the largest planting of Zinfandel in the region, an outstanding 350-acre property nestled in the Sierra Foothills in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley in Amador County. The original plantings date back to 1973, and grower Frank Alviso employs both organic and dry farming techniques. The average elevation of the vineyard is 1600 feet, and it features rich, well drained, granite soils. Mountain View Vintners began its association with the vineyard in 1982 and released the first Clockspring Zinfandel with the 2003 vintage. Clockspring Vineyard is certified organic.Mountain View Clockspring Vineyard Zinfandel is ruby red in color with an aroma of ripe berries, black plum and oak. Medium in body, this wine has soft tannins and rich flavors of black cherries, blackberries, black plums, vanilla and spice. Aged for 14 months in American oak barrels, the wine offers good balance and a smooth finish.Enjoy Mountain View Clockspring Vineyard Zinfandel with your Thanksgiving turkey or with roast chicken, BBQ ribs, grilled vegetables and cheeses.



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