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2015 Frogs Leap ZinfandelZinfandel from United States

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"Yes, we have noticed that the monster Zins of the '70s are still in fashion. And yes, just like fashion they command monster prices based on their "big" alcohol, "big" flavors...

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Product Description:

"Yes, we have noticed that the monster Zins of the '70s are still in fashion. And yes, just like fashion they command monster prices based on their "big" alcohol, "big" flavors, and "big" bottles. But Frog's Leap Zin is different: you can't use this stuff to light your charcoal grill. Maybe it's that we found our early inspiration for Zinfandel from a different source — instead of reinventing Zinfandel, we looked to the past and the incredible Zins of the '40s and '50s. Those wines taught us the lessons that the old-timers knew: that field blends of Petite sirah, Carignan, and sometimes Napa gamay all picked at ripeness (not as raisins) added color, aromatics, and earthy complexity. In other words, the help of other varietals was needed to reveal the Zinfandel grape's true flavors. These principles form the foundation for our wine today. " Winery

Product Detail

Item # 101199
Country United States
Region California Napa
Sub-Region Napa Red Zinfandel
Ratings
Vintage 2015
Color Red
ABV 13.5%
Varietal(s) Zinfandel
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste jam, blueberry, black pepper, cherry, plum, boysenberry, cranberry and licorice
Nose candy, vanilla, oak, smoke, tar, musk and mushroom