Rancho Zabaco Dry Creek Zinfandel 1998

Zinfandel from Sonoma County, California

Price: $14.99
Item No. 23912
  • WS87
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Winemaker's Notes

Our Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel is big and chewy, with concentrated, explosive blackberry boysenberry fruit flavors framed with spicy oak. The addition of Petite Sirah contributes black pepper spice and the impressive structure that carries our wine to a full finish. This is a classic, boldly styled Zinfandel, and is not for the faint of heart. Tames seasoned and grilled meats. Beef, lamb and heartier pork dishes provide the perfect match.

Alcohol: 14.9%

Learn About Rancho Zabaco

Rancho Zabaco is named for one of the original Mexican land grants in Sonoma County. Sonoma County encompasses the Dry Creek Valley, the area from which Rancho Zabaco’s grapes are drawn. The wines are inspired by the bold spirit of the Spanish and Mexican pioneers who settled this rugged land.

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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