Folie a Deux Amador County Zinfandel 2002

Zinfandel from California

Price: $17.99
Item No. 84542
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Winemaker's Notes

Here is a fully resolved, old-fashioned Zinfandel that clearly illustrates why Italian farmers first planted this variety back in the mid-1800s throughout Amador County. On one hand it is ripe and juicy. On the other hand, it is rustic and country. The nose is dripping with cherries, vanilla, cinnamon and sage. The palate is soft and generous. All in all, this is everything one would expect from an Amador County Zinfandel.

Learn About Folie a Deux Map ItMap It

Co-owners are ex-psychiatrists. Folie a Deux literally means ''a madness shared by two.'' They're located two miles north of St. Helena and focus on Cabernet, Zinfandel, Syrah and Sangiovese. They also produce a fun white called ''Menage a Trois'' which is a blend of Muscat Cannelli, Cahrdonnay and Chenin Blanc.

Learn About Other California

California has nearly 100 American Viticulture Areas (AVAs) and accounts for almost 90% of wine production in the United States. In our section of Other California, we include wines from smaller AVAs as well as wines from the California AVA. Here are a few smaller AVAs you may see on the label: Livermore Valley AVA, located right outside of San Francisco and home to...

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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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RPT424465061_2002

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