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The Week in Zinfandel (6/8/20)

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. Randy Caparoso writes A History of Lodi Winegrowing, Part 6 — Lodi Begets Seven Nested AVAs. ZAP Wine Blog writes ZAP Grieves the Passing of Our Treasurer, Bruce…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2017 Seghesio Zinfandel Sonoma County – Bottle Notes

Seghesio Family Vineyards  was established in 1895, when Edoardo Seghesio planted his first Zinfandel vineyard in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley. The focus at Seghesio has always been Zinfandel and Italian varietals. Blood red in color. 14.8% ABV. Jammy nose of red fruits, earthy loam and pepper. Medium body with mouth watering acidity. Rich and elegant. Raspberry compote, strawberry, cinnamon and…

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Bottle Notes, Buying Wine, Zinfandel

Three Delicious Zinfandels Under $20

Since I launched Zinfandel Chronicles in June I’ve written about some of my favorite Zins from the likes of Turley, Carlisle, Bedrock, Outpost, Brown, Black Sears and Williams Selyem. All of these wines are hard to come by as they are sold primarily through mailing lists, and even then the top bottlings from these producers regularly reach the $50 price…

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