Indicative blend: Predominantly Zinfandel with the balance of mixed black varieties.
Search Rank 5169
Over all vintages, this was the 5169th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 3888th
Zinfandel (or "Zin", as it is affectionately known in the United States) is a dark-skinned red wine grape variety widely cultivated in California. It arrived in the Americas from Europe in the early years of the 19th Century, and was an immediate success in both Napa and Sonoma counties, which remain its strongholds today.
After 30 years of discussion and disagreements (including legal intervention by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms), DNA research carried out in California in the 1990s confirmed that Zinfandel is identical to Italy's Primitivo. But although this research closed the debate over whether Zinfandel is Primi ...more
California's Sonoma Valley is arguably America's second most famous wine region. It is trumped only by the Napa Valley, its eastern neighbor on the other side of the Mayacamas Mountains. It should be noted, however, that it is the name 'Sonoma' that has gained this fame, rather than the Sonoma Valley per se. While the term 'Napa' essentially covers all wines from Napa County and Napa Valley, 'Sonoma County' and 'Sonoma Valley' are far from synonymous. This distinction is vital to those seeking an understanding of California's two top wine regions.
Sonoma County, California, is one of the most important wine-growing regions in the whole of the United States. Vines have been planted here since the 1850s, and apart from the inevitable hiatus brought about by Prohibition, the county’s relationship with wine has been prolific and unbroken....more
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