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St. Francis Old Vines Zinfandel Sonoma County (2008)

Rank:  2nd  Place Rating:  90 Approximate Price:  $22 Cutting:  An excellent medium bodied Zinfandel with black cherry, pepper and raspberry characteristics.   Briary black cherry, pepper and raspberry aromas and flavors highlight the St. Francis Old Vines Zinfandel from Sonoma County.  Some tasters observed coffee and cola characteristics.  This is an excellent Zinfandel with good […]

Sonoma County Zinfandel November 2012 Tasting Preview

Sonoma County typically represents a benchmark for quality Zinfandel.  The five wines in our upcoming tasting include a mix of reliable stalwarts and lesser known surprises.  Check back to see the results. Rodney Strong Knotty Vines Zinfandel Northern Sonoma (2008) Rosenblum St. Peter’s Church Vineyard Zinfandel Sonoma County (2007) St. Francis Old Vines Zinfandel Sonoma […]

Sonoma County Zinfandel Tasting — Bottom 4

Summary All of our Zinfanatics liked each of the Sonoma County Zinfandels tasted in May 2010.  However, in any ranking, something has to finish in the bottom group.  As you will see, our bottom four Sonoma County Zins included the two wines rated the highest by our senior Zinfanatic.  Listed in alphabetical order, here are […]