Big nose we could smell as soon as we corked it. Strong bright fruit on the palate with easy tannins. Acidity led to a lingering even darker berry finish.
Very surprising for a zin. Had I tas... Read More
The wine has exotic spices of cardamom and black pepper on the nose, infused with bright, black cherry fruit. On the palate, it is rich, round and full-bodied with flavors of brambleberry and ... Read More
Located just above Napa Valley's renowned summer fog line, and blessed (or cursed depending on how one looks at it) with a literal quarry of rocks and boulders, the vines struggle here to adap... Read More
Another outstanding, sexy effort is the 2004 Zinfandel Napa Ranches (15.8% alcohol), which offers up gorgeous scents of black cherries, licorice, smoke, and blackberries. Ripe, pure, and volup... Read More