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2005 V-Twin Vineyards Zinfandel "Sonoma County"

Zinfandel

Winery: V-Twin Vineyards

Vintage: 2005

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Sonoma County"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 86% Zinfandel, 10% Alicante Bouchet, & 6% Carignan

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Sonoma County

State or country: CA

Price: $24

Cases produced: 956

KWG Score: 88 (based on 2 reviews)

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

Review date: January 11, 2008

Wine Review: This V-Twin Zin motored into second place in our recent blind tasting of Zinfandels. This purple wine opens with a mild cassis and cherry like bouquet. On the palate, this medium bodied wine is round, velvety, easy to drink and has pleasant jammy cherry flavors. The finish is dry, has light tannins, and shows some length. This very food friendly wine would pair nicely with veal medallions or veal marsala. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Flavor notes of raspberry and bing cherry that typify this red varietal. Barrel aging provides hints of oak and vanilla to the wine - leaving a soft, smooth caramel & cocoa finish. This Zinfandel is ripe with aromas of raspberry, plums, sage, blackberry jam and black pepper.

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