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DdV: 89
WS: 90
WA: n/a
Price: $11.99
Blend: 100 % Zinfandel
Source: Blended: Amador, Mendocino, Dry Creek (Sonoma), California

Another great BBQ wine that finishes clean and smooth.  Hints of strawberry and toasty spice on the nose giving way to blackberry, raspberry, and black pepper notes on the mid palate.  Smooth mouth feel but just a tad syrupy which is what kept this from a 90 score for me.  Small point though as the finish is clean without the deal breaker harsh tannins and alcohol.  Perfect for fall hardy stews or that home-made Chili.  Great with grilled meats and zesty pasta dishes.