Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Bear Flag Sonoma County 2015 Zinfandel





Bear Flag Sonoma County 2015 Zinfandel, $20.97-$29.98, 91 points, poured an opaque purple/red grading to a deep Burgundy color toward the broad clear wine ring and heavily legs ladened bowl.
Aromatic profuse wild berry and licorice nose was jammy but nuanced with a floral vibe made for a delightful bouquet.
Full-bodied with good acidity and round firm tannins rightly supported an archetypical Sonoma Zinfandel in all its fruity and high octane (15.3% alcohol) glory.
Flavors of cherry cola, truffle, and a hint of roses, red and black wild fruits were luscious and straight-forward delicious all the way to the long easy-spiced finish.
Paired perfectly with my chili-dogs.

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2 comments:

  1. GREAT food and wine pairing :) Zin sounds lovely.

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  2. First experience with this wine, and I loved it.

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