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The Week in Zinfandel (1/18/21)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Loren Sonkin reviews the 2018 Cline Cellars Zinfandel Ancient Vines. Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2018 Limerick Lane Zinfandel Banfield Vineyard. Ridge Wine Blog writes John Olney Named…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2015 Beekeeper Cellars Zinfandel Montecillo Vineyard – Bottle Notes

Beekeeper Cellars was founded in 2008 by Ian Blackburn and Clay Mauritson. The focus at Beekeeper is solely on single vineyard Zins. Planted in the 1960s, Montecillo Vineyards sits at 1725’ elevation on the Sonoma side of the Mayacamas Mountains above the town of Kenwood, just 680 yards from the Napa county line. Purple in color. 14% ABV. 95% Zinfandel…

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