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C. G. Di Arie Zinfandel Sierra Foothills (2007)

Rank:  4th Place Rating:  82 Approximate Price:  $18 Cutting:  A very light wine with cherry, berry, licorice and pepper characteristics.   The C. G. Di Arie Zinfandel from the Sierra Foothills is a very light wine with cherry and berry characteristics.  Cherry, raspberry, strawberry, licorice and pepper aromas and flavors are noticeable.  This is a […]

Cedarville Vineyard Zinfandel El Dorado (2007)

Rank:  5th Place Rating:  86 Approximate Price:  $20 Cutting:  A good wine with cherry, plum and herbal characteristics.     The Cedarville Vineyard Zinfandel from El Dorado is a good wine with cherry, plum and herbal aromas and flavors.  Some tasters noted initial unpleasant vegetative and raisin aromas that disappeared after a few minutes.  This […]

Amador County/Sierra Foothills Zinfandel June 2011 Tasting Preview

  Amador County and the Sierra Foothills areas are located in the higher elevations east of Sacramento.  The region contains some of the oldest Zinfandel vines in the state and produces some tasty wines.  Watch over the next several days as we taste and rank the following Amador County and Sierra Foothills Zinfandels: Cedarville Vineyard […]