Villa Mt. Eden Grand Reserve Monte Rosso Zinfandel 2001

Zinfandel from Sonoma County, California

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Item No. 83666
  • red wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1998
  • WE90

Winemaker's Notes

Spiced blackberry, strawberry and raspberry fruit aromas hint at what lies in store for the palate. The rich, ripe fruit concentration and extraction is perfectly balanced with vanilla and roasted cedar elements. Layers of jammy fruit fill the palate while the sweet, lingering fruit-spice flavors are elevated in the finish of this intense, bold wine. This Zinfandel pairs well with cheese fondue, lasagna and anything off the BBQ.

Vines at Monte Rosso Vineyard, many of which are more than a century old, are head-pruned and dry-farmed in infertile hilltop soil, creating low yields of ripe, intensely flavorful fruit.

Learn About Villa Mt. Eden

Villa Mt. Eden is one of the few wineries established around the 1880s that exists today, among the good company of Beringer, Chateau Montelena and Far Niente. Under former winemaker, Mike McGrath"s, 25 years of leadership, Villa Mt. Eden earned five placements on Wine Spectator"s annual Top 100 and many best value accolades. Villa Mt. Eden also moved production facilities up...

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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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