It’s been awhile since a shameless product plug but the other night I had the very real pleasure of a 2006 Montevina Amador County Zinfandel. I’d backed off zins in the past couple of decades. Seemed that they were being finished as a heavy cabernet or alternatively, something for a picnic or wine cooler. This was lovely. Sort of Zin I thought I remembered from the sixties. The bad news (for the winery) is that I usually purchase at the very low end of the price range. Like the 3.99 closeouts. You can bet I’ll be watching the shelves for Montevina in the future.
April 4, 2012
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