Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2017 Turley Zinfandel Old Vines – Bottle Notes

Turley Wine Cellars was founded in 1993 by Larry Turley and specializes in small lots of Zinfandel and Petite Sirah from some of California’s most historic and treasured vineyards. Turley now makes right around 50 separate wines from 47 different vineyards, some with vines that date back to the late 1800’s. Tegan Passalacqua is the Director of Winemaking at Turley and…

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The Week in Zinfandel (12/28/20)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Matt Kettmann writes California’s Central Coast Winemakers Respect the Past but Have Eyes of the Future. Alder Yarrow reviews the 2018 Limerick Lane Zinfandel Banfield Vineyard. R. H.…

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2018 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Old Vine – Bottle Notes

Bedrock Wine Co. was founded by Morgan Twain-Peterson in 2007 and focuses on small production wines from many of California’ s most treasured and historic vineyards. The lineup of wines at Bedrock is expanding rapidly, but I think the best of the best are the ancient vineyard Zinfandels, Morgan is clearly passionate about. Sourced from a number of vineyards including…

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The Week in Zinfandel (12/21/20)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. The Nittany Epicurean reviews the 2018 Cameron Hughes Wines Lot 730 Zinfandel. Joe Roberts writes Wine in the Time of Coronovirus, Part 19: Call of the Wild (Kenwood…

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The Week in Zinfandel (12/14/20)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Randy Caparoso writes The 1980s and 1990s – Start of Lodi Wine Country’s Modern Era. Marissa Finetti writes Ridge Releases the “Original” Croatian Zinfandel: Tribidrag. Loren Sonkin reviews…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2018 Brady Vineyard Zinfandel – Bottle Notes

Brady Vineyard is located in Paso Robles, California. Don Brady is the owner and winemaker. The 24 acre vineyard was planted in 2001 overlooking the Estrella River. The winery produces Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Petite Sirah. I had never heard of the winery before but was intrigued when the 2018 Zinfandel was one of the top 20 wines of the…

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The Week in Zinfandel (12/7/20)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. MaryAnn Worobiec writes Walking the Walk of Bringing Diversity to Wine. Michael Perlis writes Perlis Picks Mazzocco Sonoma’s Zinfandels! The Nittany Epicurean reviews the 2018 Robert Biale Vineyards…

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