Shooting Star Zinfandel Mendocino County 2009
RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.
Jammy blackberry flavors.
I hadn't heard of the wine when I decided to try it, was a little nervous that it wouldn't be great since the price was $13 at the Wine Bistro (Columbus OH). It was very well rounded no spikey notes, deep, plush, but not so smooth as to be "wimpy". Nice dark plum, berry fruit on top of moderate woody, earthiness. I considered it a "find".
Food Pairings for Shooting Star Zinfandel Mendocino County
Spicy Salmon & Avocado Tower
Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake
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