Plungerhead Dry Creek Zinfandel 2005
"Bright ruby in color, your nose will delight inthe raspberry and strawberry fruit aromas. The flavor offers pureraspberry fruit and nuances of cedar and vanilla oak. This wine isexceedingly elegant, and the lower alcohol level allows the purity offruit to shine through. It is enjoyable in its youth, yet has enoughstructure to make it age worthy. Try it with any red-sauced pizzas,barbecued spare ribs, or Teriyaki shrimp." - Winemaker NotesCheese Pairings: Blue, Feta, StiltonFood Pairings: Honey BBQ Wings, Beef Stew, Grilled Spicy Sausage
Plungerhead is a brand of Zinfandel produced by The Other Guys, the hipster offshoot of Sebastiani family wine brands. The bottle features a ZORK closure (a red tear-tab stopper) that matches the Monty Python-esque label image of the bespoke, mustachioed gent with the red plunger on his head. These affordable Zinfandels have gained popularity not only for their unique packaging, but also their value-driven quality.
External Reviews for Plungerhead Dry Creek Zinfandel
With deep garnet color, the nose reminds us of caramelized oak, chocolate covered strawberries, and savory subtle sage. The mouthfeel is soft but the flavors are vibrant with notes of cassis, vanilla rum, pecan pie, and black cherries with a warm,
Wine Tasting NotesOur Sonoma County Zinfandel displays a dark garnet color. The aroma is full of raspberry fruit with shades of vanilla and brown sugar. In the mouth, lush raspberry fruit plays slowly over the tongue followed by hints of herbs de Provence and a soft finish.
Sebastiani Vineyards Zinfandel 2005 Dry Creek and all other wine from Sebastiani Vineyards are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.
Wine Tasting NotesWow, was this a ripe vintage! Before your nose even makes it to the glass, you can smell the jammy raspberry fruit. The oak component offers inviting vanilla and beeswax aromas in the nose as well. In the mouth, there is expansive wild berry and raspberry flavors. While from a hot vintage, this wine is exceedingly sleek and feminine. Racy white pepper and oriental spice flavors linger on the finish, and it has a pleasantly low alcohol level. This well-balanced wine can be enjoyed with a wide variety of Italian dishes, soups, ribs, stews and cassoulets.
Bright ruby in color, your nose will delight in the raspberry and strawberry fruit aromas. The flavor offers pure raspberry fruit and nuances of cedar and vanilla oak. This wine is exceedingly elegant, and the lower alcohol level allows the purity of fruit to shine through. It is enjoyable in its youth, yet has enough structure to make it age worthy. Try it with any red-sauced pizzas, barbecued spare ribs, or Teriyaki shrimp.
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