USA : CALIFORNIA : SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY : PASO ROBLES
MEDIUM-FULL-BODIED, BLACK FRUIT, BAKING SPICE, SMOKY, NEUTRAL OAK
Powerful expressions of dark berry fruit and cassis, with a whiff of Cola and licorice on the nose. Additional accents of vanilla, smoke, and herbs add depth and complexity. Baking spice on the long finish. Rich and broad with very supple tannins.
CALIFORNIA : CENTRAL VALLEY : CONTRA COSTA VALLEY
FULL-BODIED, STRAWBERRY, RED CHERRY, VANILLA, TOAST, OAK
Well-balanced and fresh, this Zinfandel is drawn from a selection of Cline Cellar’s oldest, most historic, and lowest-yielding vines, which consistently produce fruit of stunning concentration. Very drinkable now but can age for 5-7+ years.
FOOD PAIRING: Slow-Cooked BBQ Pork
CALIFORNIA : CENTRAL VALLEY : LODI
FULL-BODIED, JAMMY, BLACK CHERRY, PLUM, VANILLA, OAK
Amazing old vine fruit, detailed selection criteria, and masterful blending all show in the final wine, which is showing jammy red fruit aromas next rich vanilla and spice notes that linger on a smooth, lengthy finish.
FOOD PAIRING: Bangers & Mash with Onion Gravy
USA : CALIFORNIA : SIERRA FOOTHILLS
Zinfandel, Petit Sirah
FULL BODIED, BLACK FRUIT, PURPLE FLOWERS, EARTHY, NEUTRAL OAK
Great balance of fruit-black raspberry, cassis, and hints of cherry- and firm acidity, making for a great velvety yet structure wine. Incredible notes of dark chocolate and black pepper spice with underlying notes of lavender and violets
FOOD PAIRING: Pizza & Pasta