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Rabbit Ridge Le Lapin Zinfandel, Paso Robles, USA

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Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $8

Score: 80.
The Wine-Searcher score of 80/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
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80/100 (9 notes from 9 users )  
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Price History for NV Rabbit Ridge Le Lapin Zinfandel, Paso Robles, USA
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Grape Variety: Zinfandel

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' ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Paso Robles wine region

    Paso Robles is a large winegrowing area at the southern end of California's Central Coast region. At 666,500 acres (270,000ha) the official Paso Robles AVA is among California's very largest; it effectively covers the northern half of San Luis Obispo County. Paso Robles wines are typified by rich, ripe reds based on warm-climate varieties such as ZinfandelCabernet SauvignonMerlot and the Rhone Valley trio Grenache,  ... more

  • Central Coast wine region

    The Central Coast AVA in California covers the long stretch of coastline from San Francisco Bay south to Santa Barbara, and reaches inland from the Pacific Ocean to the borders of the Central Valley. The climate and topography vary enormously across this immense region, making it impossible to general ... more


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