Matt Parish

The 24 Contra Costa County Zinfandel 2019

This hides its 15.5 very well. Nose has blackberry fruit and cracked black peppercorn in equal measure. In the mouth it’s expansive, with excellent concentration and a rich texture that hides the soft tannin very well. Long, pure finish. Nicely done. — 3 days ago

Angelo Casagrande
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Josh, Severn and 7 others liked this

Ridge Vineyards

East Bench Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel 2018

Deep ruby color. Aromas of blackberry, plum and black pepper. Amazing black fruit, chalk and black tea. Superb. — 2 days ago

Shay, Tom and 27 others liked this


Yummy! A good Zinfandel is enjoyable!🍷


Duarte Vineyard Zinfandel 2019

Bold and powerful Zin with a great palate of dark and red fruits, oaky tobacco, and lingering finish. Curious to see what some light aging might add — 14 days ago

Ira, Rolf and 10 others liked this

Peter Franus

Brandlin Vineyard Zinfandel 2016

I don’t know why so many Zin producers these days (not this one) grow and make Zin so that it ends up over 15% AND has residual sugar. This wine does it right. It reflects the stony mountain vineyard it’s grown in very well. Closed at first. After 45 minutes, nose has pure black raspberry fruit, tons of cracked stone minerality, and little leathery, brambly thing, and just a touch of maple syrup. Mouthfilling but bone dry, nice structure to the palate. Really, really good. — 10 days ago

Sharon, Daniel and 19 others liked this
Jay Kline

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I have a special place in my heart for Peter’s wines.

Venge Vineyards

Late Night Late Harvest Oakville Zinfandel 2013

There’s nothing bad to say about this it’s just pure chocolate, plum with a very smooth and long finish  — 11 hours ago

Shay, David and 1 other liked this

Rosenblum Cellars

Harris Kratka Vineyard Zinfandel 2005


A rich but now well balanced Zin in that ripe style that I’d likely not have been too fond of when it was younger. Bottle coated with sediment and oak is prominent in how it’s resolved with plummy berry vanilla notes. Back label says a field blend of Zin Carignane and Petit Sirah, Alexander Valley vineyard, vines cultivated on St. George rootstock grafted onto a 75 year old clone of Zin. — a day ago

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Amador County Zinfandel 2015

👃Ripe blueberry, cedar smoke, peppered blackberry/strawberry jam, ripe fig, chocolate Twilzzlers®; 👅Ripe blackberry, warm plum jam, melted milk chocolate, chocolate mint (plant), fig paste.

Decanted ~2H.
— 3 days ago

Aravind, Ira and 29 others liked this

A. Rafanelli

Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel 2019

Amongst the happiest days of the year. Rafanelli allocation arrives!!!! This is my 21st vintage and by far the easiest to pop n pour. Delicious and Elegant 🍷😊 — 10 days ago

Shay, Sharon and 4 others liked this


Enjoy! 🍷
Raul Puga

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Mount Peak Winery

Rattlesnake Zinfandel 2016

Initial alcohol hit but opens very nicely, leathery and full body. 2016 does not disappoint. — 10 days ago

Alex, Ericsson and 5 others liked this


Old Vine Russian River Valley Zinfandel 2014

Mike R

Man what a week last week - 2nd covid shot wiped me out for a few days so not going to post much on this weeks wines and trust me all over the map this week - this Zin was singing with an amazing BLT yummy — 16 days ago

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Hugh O'Riordan

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Second shot wiped me out too . Peace brother