Gary Farrell Dry Creek Zinfandel 2002

Zinfandel from Sonoma County, California

$26.99
Item No. 78438
  • red wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2000
  • WE90
  • 1998
  • WS88

Winemaker's Notes

Our 2002 Zinfandel is very fruit forward, rich and opulent, with loads of blackberry, blueberry and spice. Lavish oak and classic peppery spice underlies the abundant fruit flavors, and its texture is smooth and polished. Unlike many California Zinfandels, we pick our fruit slightly earlier to keep alcohols in check, and to assure the proper balance in the finished wine. Truly one of our finest vintages of the decade!

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A pioneer in the Russian River Valley wine region, winemaker Gary Farrell released his first vintage of Pinot Noir in 1982 to widespread critical acclaim. For 25 years, Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery has crafted small-lot artisan wines that capture the impeccable balance and stylistic elegance of some of the finest vineyard sites in the region. Noted cool-climate winemaker Susan...

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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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