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Date Printed: 10/1/2014
Dry Creek Vineyard Late Harvest Zinfandel 1999
Dry Creek Vineyard Late Harvest Zinfandel 1999
(search item no. 47243)

PRICE ON 10/1/2014: $24.99

Winemaker's Notes:

A classic Zinfandel bouquet of jammy berries, tobacco and a bit of honey, this full-bodied dessert wine has pleasing flavors of black currant, chocolate and clove. Mild tannins and a lingering mouthfeel complete this luscious wine that will complement the finish of any meal. Pair with aged cheese or rich chocolate desserts.
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About Dry Creek Vineyard:

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 separately, and then blending carefully for each final cuvee. Dry Creek Vineyard is also a leader in the stewardship of pre-Prohibition Zinfandel vines and vineyards, and has isolated a clone, called the "Heritage Clone," which is bottled separately from their "Old Vines" Zinfandel (containing wine only from vines no younger than 50 years old), and which has made very promising wines.