Pessagno Winery Idyll Times Zinfandel 2001

Zinfandel from Central Coast, California

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Item No. 78056
  • red wine
  • WE89

Winemaker's Notes

This "in-your-face" wine is opulent and showy, with forward fruit and jammy flavors. Raspberry, cranberry, and licorice abound in the aroma, while French oak nuances complement the bouquet. This Zinfandel is versatile and can be served with hors d'oeuvres, hearty meat, game dishes, and semi-sweet chocolate desserts.

About the Vineyard
Located at the base of the Eastern foothills of San Benito County, Idyll Times Vineyard is sheltered from the winds of the "Mistral" climate, characterized by warm, breezy days and cool nights. The soil is sparse and shallow, restricting root development and canopy growth. These conditions are ideal for the fickle and sometimes overly vigorous Zinfandel grape.

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Pessagno Winery is the culmination of a twenty-year vision of Stephen Pessagno, winemaker, to produce limited quantities of exclusive, prestigious single vineyard wines from Monterey and San Benito counties. Established in 1999 with family and friends, Pessagno Winery is nestled in the scenic Santa Lucia Highlands of Monterey county overlooking the Salinas River where cool climate...

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Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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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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