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23 October, 2018

McCay Trulux Zinfandel 2014

McCay Trulux Zinfandel 2014
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McCay Trulux Zinfandel 2014 Lodi, CA If Anne Shirley’s cherry cordial was blackberry instead, this is exactly how I imagine it. Medium-bodied with a nose full of very dark, extra ripe berries. I want to make a syrup with it and pour it over pancakes or maybe reduce it with vinegar for a tasty drizzle.
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9 October, 2018

D-Cubed Cellars: Born of a Yen for Zinfandel

D-Cubed Cellars: Born of a Yen for Zinfandel
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Zinfandel is the best grape out there, as far as Duane David Dappen, owner and winemaker of D-Cubed Cellars, is concerned. As he’s been making wine since 4-H club, he’s had plenty of time to make up his mind! Duane worked at other esteemed wineries early on in his career, but making zinfandel under the
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26 September, 2018

Stellina 2012 Reserve Old Vine Zinfandel

Stellina 2012 Reserve Old Vine Zinfandel
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Stellina 2012 Reserve Old Vine Zinfandel Lodi, CA Stellina 2012 Reserve Old Vine Zinfandel comes from Estate Crush, a custom crush facility producing a great many small lot wines from grapes in the Lodi area of California. They sell wine from the Stellina Estate Vineyard under their own Estate Crush label. Its nose offers a
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28 June, 2018

Chateau Montelena Calistoga Zinfandel 2014

Chateau Montelena Calistoga Zinfandel 2014
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Chateau Montelena Calistoga Zinfandel 2014 Calistoga, CA Obligatory disclaimer: I received this bottle of Chateau Montelena Calistoga Zinfandel 2014 as a free sample for review. The Wine This Napa Valley zinfandel was aged in Irish oak barrels, which is a highly unusual choice for Californian winemaking. It smells like a candy that doesn’t exist but
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4 January, 2018

Old Vine Zinfandel 2017 Releases from Lodi, CA

Old Vine Zinfandel 2017 Releases from Lodi, CA
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On National Zinfandel day in November, I tasted several current old vine zinfandel releases from wineries in Lodi, both big and small. These wines were provided to me for free to review from LoCA, the Lodi Wine Grape Commission, as part of a virtual tasting event on Facebook. Kevin Phillips of Michael David Winery ,
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