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Zinfandel's elegant side
29 Oct 2013 by Julia Harding MW
See California Wine Summit – a guide . After my [and my - JR] Damascene experience of Ravenswood Old Hill Vineyard Zinfandel 2008 Sonoma Valley at the Institute of Masters of Wine Old Vines seminar , I had high expectations of this 'Stars of Zinfandel' tasting on day one of the California Wine Summit. I was not disappointed but the line up of 11 wines confirmed that there is a wide range of styles, according to place and winemaking philosophy, and that some styles reinforced my previous general experience of the wines I have encountered on the UK market. Others were a happy revelation. Unlike the Chardonnay tasting...

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