Monday, October 17, 2005

Cellar No 8 North Coast Zinfandel'03, North Coast, USA

A smooth and Jammy Zinfandel from Geyservill, on the top of Sonoma County closed to Dry Creeks Valley.

Technical Data:81% Zinfandel, 12% Carignane and 7% Petite Syrah, aged 11 months in French and American oak barrels, 30% new. Low tannins content.

Description:Ruby red in color. This Zinfandel presents Berry aromas such as boysenberry and raspberry with a hint of spice and vanilla in the background. On the palate, jammy entry loaded with berry flavors and well-enticed with black pepper from the Petite Syrah, licorice and strawberry flavors. By the end of the palate some cedar notes and spice from the French and American oak. Well-structured and smooth tannins support the lingering jammy fruit notes that continue throughout a long finish.

Food Pairings & Service:Will pair well with a wide range of dishes, from mild cheeses to mild red meat.


Suggested Retail Price:$9.99

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