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2015 Seghesio Zinfandel "Sonoma County"

Winery: Seghesio

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Sonoma County"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 85% Zinfandel, 9% Petite Sirah, 3% Carignane & 3% Syrah

Region: Sonoma County

State or country: CA

Price: $26

Cases produced: 102,000

KWG Score: 90 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: May 17, 2017

Wine Review: This pitch black colored Zinfandel from Seghesio opens with a fragrant and attractive black raspberry bouquet with a hint of boysenberry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, acidic and very juicy. The flavor profile is an extracted blackberry with notes of black licorice and minerality. I also detected hints of blackberry jam and black pepper. The finish is dry and its acidity and fruit flavors are nicely extended. This jammy Zin would pair nicely with a tangy pulled pork sandwich. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: A blend comprised of Zinfandel from vineyards in Dry Creek and Alexander valleys. The best lots are selected to make Sonoma Zinfandel. A small amount of Petite Sirah is added to honor century old traditions and to provide color and structure. The result is a wine that offers tantalizing raspberry, blueberry, classic briary and spicy flavors with a balance of components for which Seghesio wines are known. Pair with pizza, barbecue, spicy cuisine and cured salami.

Organic status: not organic

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