Elegant, balanced, and layered with fruit flavors and a velvety, voluptuous texture. The 2009 Dry Creek zinfandel has everything you look for in a high-end wine from Dry Creek: wonderful fruit flavors of black cherry and raspberry, mineral and earth, and clove and black pepper spice.
Black cherry, black raspberry, chocolate, licorice, clove spice, good acidity, wonderful viscous velvety texture on the mid-palate, complex, long sweet finish of black cherry fruit, and peppery spice. Aromas of Black raspberry, black cherry, cassis, mineral, chocolate, black pepper, anise.
This wine is ideally paired with grilled meats, roast chicken, pasta dishes with robust sauces, lamb entrees, or simply as a delicious aperitif wine before dinner. This wine should to improve with age for eight or more years of bottle age.
Varietals: 93% Zinfandel, 4% Petite Sirah, and 3% Carignane