51% Zinfandel, 29% Syrah, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon. Frequently discounted to $6 to $7 a bottle, this is a nice fruit-oriented Rosso that makes no pretenses but delivers plenty of flavor. This is last year's vintage and still drinking nicely.
Deep purplish. Zinfandel blackberry, big and bold. But I can smell the Cabernet blackcurrant underneath giving an air of seriousness. Dark spicy smells and flavors. Firm on the palate but ripe and friendly. Hint of vanilla on the finish.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
California Rosso Classic Francis Coppola
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