Dry Creek Vineyard Heritage Zinfandel 2006

Zinfandel from Sonoma County, California

$19.99
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Item No. 93964
  • red wine
  • WN90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS85
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2006 vintage of Heritage Zinfandel begins with a deep and inky purple-red color. At first swirl, up front fruit aromas of wild blackberry and plum are evident along with more subtle layers of white pepper and cardamom spice. On the palate, the flavors are rich and concentrated with additional blackberry characters that mingle with chocolate, allspice, and vanilla. The tannins are firm and supple, creating a balanced mouthfeel that seems to linger on and on.

This is an elegant, sophisticated, and polished Zinfandel that displays Sonoma County fruit at its very best.

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SumGuy - Folsom, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/29/2010)
Very good wine for the money. I have bought this at a local store over many vintages, and they are consistently good and usually less than $15.
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Rating:
(9/14/2010)
Very good
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Rating:
(9/28/2010)
Thought this was a great buy, enjoyed it more with each passing day
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Learn About Dry Creek Vineyard Map ItMap It

In 1972, when David S. Stare opened the doors to Dry Creek Vineyard, it was the first new winery to be built in the Valley since Prohibition. Dry Creek created the first Sonoma Fume Blanc, originated the Dry Creek Valley AVA, and was an early advocate for Bordeaux-style blending. Today, Dry Creek Vineyard is committed to vineyard diversity, vinifying individual lots of fruit...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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Learn About Zinfandel

Zinfandel(ZIN-fahn-dell) American Grape Zinfandel the American - or Californian - grape. Although it's not from America (Croatia has been named its origin), it does seem quite at home in the vineyards of California. During Prohibition, many Zinfandel vines survived as the high-yielding grape was popular both for home winemaking and communion wine, which is...

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