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2005 Zaca Mesa Roussanne

Roussanne

Winery: Zaca Mesa

Vintage: 2005

Wine Name/Vineyard:

Wine Category: Roussanne

Grape blend: 100% Roussanne

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Santa Ynez

State or country: CA

Price: $25

Cases produced: 2,056

KWG Score: 89.4 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89.99-87)

Review date: November 9, 2007

Wine Review: This gold wine opens with a ripe pear like bouquet. On the palate, this medium bodied wine is round, has nice refreshing acidity, shows a little tartness, and has pear and citrus like flavors. The finish is dry and lingers a bit. The panel saw this wine going real well with lobster ravioli, linguine with clams, and ham with pineapple. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: On the nose, aromas of apricots, figs, honey and spice fill the glass. A lingering finish has a touch of minerality, a signature characteristic of our vineyard. Enjoy with grilled halibut, lobster risotto or rosemary roasted chicken over the next five years. – Clay Brock, Winemaker

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