Fruity aromas of raspberry and fig combine with subtle notes of vanilla and white pepper. Delicate well-structured tannins provide an elegant mouth feel and a long finish.
- Spicy food
- Mature and hard cheese
- Goat cheese
While California Zinfandel can be produced in various styles, ranging from light to full-bodied, they all exhibit a certain fruit forwardness that is frequently described as “jammy”. It is also known for licorice, spicy and peppery notes.
Zinfandel has gotten a bad rap from the abundant jugs of cheap, pink “white zin” lining the bottom shelves of many grocery store chains. However, this grape variety produces quality red wines that are food-friendly, versatile and delicious.Learn more about Californian Zinfandel.
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