Inglenook Edizione Pennino Zinfandel 1997

Zinfandel from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 7440
  • red wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1998
  • W&S91
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Winemaker's Notes

The 1997 vintage is a classic Zinfandel from the Niebaum-Coppola Estate. The fruit ripened late in the harvest season making it uniform with bright and dynamic aromas. The 1997 Pennino is one of the most charming and engaging wines that this property has ever made. Aromas are dominated by inviting ripe, red, spicy Zinfandel fruit and toasty vanilla spice from new American oak barrels. The palette is soft and concentrated with flavors of briary black fruit, nutmeg and allspice. The wine has an incredibly supple texture that upholds the core of fruit flavors through its lengthy and persistent finish.

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In 1879, Finnish explorer and adventurer Gustave Niebaum searched the Napa Valley with the goal of establishing a wine estate to rival the finest chateau of France. For decades his wines won acclaim and remain some of the most admired in American wine history's classic period. By the mid-1960's, his property was divided, and estate-wine production ceased. A decade later,...

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It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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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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