Parducci Zinfandel 2005

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Our Zinfandel offers lovely aromas of fresh blackberry and sweet cherry with complexities of coffee, cocoa, black pepper, and vanilla. Its flavors of savory berry and cherry are a great match for foods like Burger, roast chicken, sausages, steak, red-sauced pastas, and BBQ ribs. Parducci is locally owned and operated in California's Mendocino County. We are committed to Sustainable winegrowing practices that yield top quality grapes and wines while protecting the environment and supporting our communities and local farmers.

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Parducci Wine Cellars makes environment-friendly choices because they are the right ones. Right for the planet, and right for the wine. Parducci is "Family Farmed," locally owned and operated in California's Mendocino County. We are committed to Sustainable Winegrowing practices that yield top quality grapes and wines while protecting the environment and supporting our communit... Read more
Parducci Wine Cellars makes environment-friendly choices because they are the right ones. Right for the planet, and right for the wine. Parducci is "Family Farmed," locally owned and operated in California's Mendocino County. We are committed to Sustainable Winegrowing practices that yield top quality grapes and wines while protecting the environment and supporting our communities and local farmers. • locally owned and operated • grapes from family farms • sustainable farming practices • 100% green power • earth-friendly packaging • 1st US carbon neutral winery Parducci is owned in partnership by the grape-growing families of Tom and Tim Thornhill and Paul Dolan. They purchased the historic Parducci Wine Cellars with a shared vision to build upon the tradition and quality of the Parducci brand, with wines inspired by (and essentially connected to) Mendocino County, the place and its people. Tom, Tim and Paul are driven by three mandates, in their lives and in business together: Respect for the environment, sustaining community and family, and a creative approach to business. The family farmers who own Parducci and grow its grapes have taken a stand. We're doing the right things to make delicious wine, and the right things to make a healthier planet. From tree-free papers and soy based inks to biodiesel tractors and organic grape growing, Parducci is creating a model of quality and environmental sustainability for other wineries to follow. Tasting room opened 7 days a week 10am - 5pm. Read less

External Reviews for Parducci Zinfandel

External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
12/15/2011

Parducci are committed to socially responsible and environmentally sound agriculture and winemaking methods while working to enhance the quality, recognition and perception of Mendocino County Wines. The winery, the oldest in Mendocino, was certified as organic by CCOF in and all vineyards are either certified as or in transition to organic and biodynamic status. 150 acres practice Fish Friendly Farming whereby the use of pesticides and other controls which could be damaging to fish, are kept to an absolute minimum. Bob Swain, who has been Parduccis winemaker since 1997, continues at the winery, making the shift from conventional operations to organic farming and sustainable business practices. Says Paul Dolan; We are clear about what we want; an environmentally and socially conscious winery making great wines from Mendocino. We want to have fun, reaching out to new audiences with each wine carrying a fresh look and message Grapes: 80% Zinfandel, 10% Petite Sirah, 5% Syrah and mixed reds. Vineyards: Mendocino is known for its robust, complex Zinfandels, produced from benchland and foothill vineyards. Parducci was one of the first Californian wineries to bottle Zinfandel as a varietal. Grapes are sourced from various vineyards of which 85% are in Mendocino, 10% Lake county and 5% are designated Californian, which adds to the complexity of the wine. Vinification: The wine was matured in 55% American oak, 36% French oak and 9% Hungarian oak.Taste: A characteristically robust and spicy wine. The nose offers ripe scents of jammy blackberry, blueberry and raspberry fruits with a pronounced pepper tone. On the palate the wine's rich, spicy brambleberry flavours are bright and zesty, with balancing sturdy tannins. Serve: Enjoy this exuberant Zinfandel with everything from steaks with roasted veggies, red sauced pastas, barbecued ribs and flavourful cheeses.



Our Zinfandel offers lovely aromas of fresh blackberry and sweet cherry with complexities of coffee, cocoa, black pepper, and vanilla. Its flavors of savory berry and cherry are a great match for foods like Burger, roast chicken, sausages, steak, red-sauced pastas, and BBQ ribs. Parducci is locally owned and operated in California's Mendocino County. We are committed to Sustainable winegrowing practices that yield top quality grapes and wines while protecting the environment and supporting our communities and local farmers.

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