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Hard to believe I gave this a 2 the first time I had it, but I particularly enjoyed it this time; very zinfandelly, but nicely blended with syrah and barberra.
Varietals Produced by Montevina Winery View all
History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...
Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...
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This wine has spice, plum and cinnamon but in moderate proportions. This is not a big style zin. It is enjoyable but not as rich as the 2008. My rating -- 85 Read More
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I noticed that OutThere purchased seven bottles of a particular wine at $14 and it occurred to me that it was a $100 purchase, and enough to last about a week. So I got curious, and mentioned in the thread that it would be interesting to know how much per week people spent. Well, Emark has better records and more time on his hands than I do, a... Read More
Dark fruit flavors. Slightly smokey and peppery. Read More
Well, I am headed back up to Amador County (plymouth, ca) for wine tasting after several years. It is not my first choice in wine regions, but a friend wants to visit. I see, that in my absence, that several new wineries have popped up there.... and it is not still all Zin and Viogner. I was doing some research, and it appears there are mor... Read More
Worst white zin I've ever had, so I asked my waiter at Morton's Steakhouse what it was. (Beringer is five times better.) Felt compelled to write this review. Read More
Blackberry, musky plum, and red raspberry aromas and flavors. Very ripe in the mouth. Zesty acidity. A bit loose in the back palate. Simple, but good everyday drinking. Read More
light with subtle fruits, hints of pair and a bit minty. true to pinot grigio with a california light fruitiness. Read More
This is for the 2008 vintage, which now appears to be getting a little old and loose as of 2012.. I would recommend going 2009 or later.Nevertheless, a pretty spicy, zippy zin. it's not shy in that department. Read More
This is the best tasting wine Ive ever had. It didnt leave my mouth dry and didnt give me a headache. It tasted great and left me feeling great. Love the screw off top too! Read More
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