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Artezin Mendocino Zinfandel 2012

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750ML / 14.8% ABV
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750ML / 14.8% ABV

Winemaker Notes

In the glass, a ruby red wine with a magenta hue sets the stage for aromas of red fruits led by boysenberry, raspberry and cherry. Notes of layered white and black pepper, allspice and cinnamon all contribute to the classic "Zinny" character typical of Artezin. In the mouth, flavors of red fruit repeat, complemented by pomegranate and cherry. Rich and lush, the wine shows supple tannins that balance nicely between aging and immediate enjoyment. Pair with grilled meats and robust red sauced pasta.

Zin and cheese is a marriage made in heaven's kitchens, and I favor this Zin with lavender dusted Barely Buzzed, one of our favorite artisan cheeses, as well as Gouda, blue cheeses, aged cheddar and Fenacho, a semi-hard farmstead cheese.

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Juicy and soft, this Zin is all about exuberant red fruit and restrained tannins. Full-bodied it also offers elegance with complex highlights of leather, cedar and peppery spice. Enjoy with plenty of pizza and pasta on hand.
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Artezin Zinfandel is hand crafted from grapes grown in some of California's best Zinfandel regions: Napa Valley, Amador County, Sonoma County and Mendocino County. Artezin expresses terroir and rich varietal fruit with lively and complex elegance.
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A large and diverse appellation within California’s North Coast AVA, Mendocino is home to several smaller sub-regions—most notably the Anderson Valley. This scenic region, with rolling hills covered in redwood forests as well as vineyards, is one of the world’s top producers of certified organically-grown grapes. Due to wide geographical and climatic variation, a vast array of wine styles can be found here.

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Unapologetically bold, spice-driven and jammy, Zinfandel has secured it’s title as the darling of California vintners by adapting well to the states’ diverse microclimates and landscapes. Born in Croatia, it later made its way to southern Italy where it was named Primitivo. Fortunately, the imperial nursery of Vienna catalogued specimens of the vine, which sourced a journey to New England in 1829. Parading the true American spirit, Zinfandel found a new home in California during the Gold Rush of 1849. Somm Secret—California's ancient vines of Zinfandel are those that survived the neglect of Prohibition; today these vines produce the most concentrated, ethereal and complex examples.

RRM62272_2012 Item# 128629

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