Clos du Bois Dry Creek Reserve Zinfandel 2000

Zinfandel from Sonoma County, California

Price: $22.00
Item No. 56380
  • WE90
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Winemaker's Notes

"What a classic Dry Creek Zin. Good, rich color leads to aromas of wild berries, herbs and telltale aroma of brambles, like sun-warmed berry bushes in a thorny patch on a hot day. Brilliant and pure in the mouth, lush and ripe in flavor and dry tannins, but keeps Zin's wild, succulent edge."
-Wine Enthusiast

Dense aromas and and flavors of blackberries are complemented by toasty vanilla nuances with spicy black pepper accenting the finish. A small amount of Tempranillo, aged in new French oak, was used to enhance the forward fruit flavors and complexity of the wine.

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When Clos du Bois was founded in 1974, Sonoma County was better known for its prunes, walnuts and dairy farms than for its wine grapes. With more soil types than France, Founder Frank Woods recognized the potential of Sonoma County as a world-class wine growing region, and it is here in Sonoma's Alexander Valley where Clos du Bois has been making outstanding wines for more than...

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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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