2012 Bedrock Wine Company Zinfandel Pagani Ranch Heritage
Producer: Bedrock Wine Company Style: Red Wine Grape Type:Zinfandel Origin:California Region:Sonoma Appellation: Sonoma Valley
93 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2014
(a blend of zinfandel, petite sirah, alicante, grand noir, carignane, lenoir and assorted others): Opaque purple. Candied cherry, potpourri and smoky Indian spices on the seductively perfumed nose. Juicy, bright and sharply delineated, with sappy blackberry, bitter cherry, licorice and dark chocolate flavors. Supple and fruity but also structured and linear, with fully integrated tannins and excellent finishing clarity and length. This suave, well-balanced wine should age along a slow, graceful arc.
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