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Date Printed: 10/30/2014
Terra d'Oro SHR Zinfandel 2007
Terra d'Oro SHR Zinfandel 2007
(search item no. 111333)
Tasting Panel rating: 94 points
PRICE ON 10/30/2014: $22.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2007 Terra d'Oro SHR Field Blend Zinfandel presents a beautiful deep, dark color in the glass. With classic Amador spice notes, the nose is rich with ripe dark fruit with hints of clove, warm vanilla, and violet perfume. Bold and rich flavors fill the mouth with ripe wild berries and mocha; another great example of the complexity and unique flavors and aromas that can only come from field blending.

The long and warm finish makes this wine a perfect companion to braised lamb shank with mushrooms or roasted quail with polenta.

Blend: 80% Zinfandel, 13% Petite Sirah, 7% Barbera

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About Terra d'Oro:

For more than 150 years, fortune seekers have been lured to California's rugged Sierra Foothills. Though they once came for the gold, these days they come for the wine—Terra d'Oro, to be more specific. Handcrafted from some of Amador County's most historic vineyards, Terra d'Oro wines are rich indeed, full of the character and intensity that perfectly captures the essence of this "Land of Gold."