Category Archives: zinfandel

McHenry Hohnen Zinfandel 2013

McHenry Hohnen, Hazel’s Vineyard, Zinfandel, Wine of Australia, Margaret River, Western Australia, 2013 This wine: lot No. HZZ.13.001, varietal zinfandel, wild yeast fermentation of whole bunches, pressed to a single 2800 litre French oak foudre for 9 months, bottled unfiltered … Continue reading

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Brazin Zinfandel Lodi 2015

Brazin Cellars, Old Vine Zinfandel, Wine of USA, Lodi, CentralValley, Caifornia, USA, 2015 On Californian zinfandel Elsewhere known as primitivo, zinfandel is widely planted in California, where it is used to produce two main styles. These are full-bodied rich reds … Continue reading

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Edmeades Zinfandel 2010

Edmeades, Zinfandel, Mendocino County, California, USA, 2010 This wine: zinfandel with minor additions of petite syrak (aka durif) and syrah; unclear as to whether fermented and/or aged in oak, but the oak recipe is given as 5% new French, 9% … Continue reading

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Ravenswood Lodi Zinfandel 2013

Ravenswood, Old Vine Zinfandel, Lodi, North Central Valley, California, 2013 Lodi is 50km due East of San Francisco in the Central Valley; a blend of 77% zinfandel and 23% petite sirah (aka durif), agglomerate cork closure, 14.5% abv, Costco UK, £9 A … Continue reading

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Ridge Geyserville 2012

Ridge Vineyards, Geyserville, Sonoma County, California, USA, 2012 A blend of 71% zinfandel, 19% carignan, 7% petite sirah (aka durif), 2% mataro (mourvedre) and 1% alicante bouschet; natural cork closure, 14.5% abv, 375ml, BBR, £18.50 WSET style tasting note Appearance: clear and … Continue reading

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Ravenswood Lodi Zinfandel 2013

Ravenswood, Old Vine Zinfandel, Lodi, North Central Valley, California, 2013 Lodi is 50km due East of San Francisco in the Central Valley; a blend of 77% zinfandel and 23% petite sirah (aka durif), agglomerate cork closure, 14.5% abv, Costco UK, £9 A … Continue reading

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