"We age the Pacini Vineyard Zinfandel in American oak barrels for 12 months. The nose is full of ripe cherry and blueberry with undertones of toasted hazelnut and vanilla. The palate is full of ripe wild berries, spice, and cherry cola, with dusty cocoa and light tannin on the finish. The wine has great structure and is well balanced."
Pair with BBQ glazed pork ribs or BBQ bone-in chicken breasts on the grill. This is also excellent with pasta in a spicy red sauce with sausage and meatballs.
92 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "Plump and piquant, with expressive blackberry and orange zest aromas and lots of personality, accenting smoky cracked pepper and black olive flavors that build toward zesty tannins." Structured and full-bodied, this wine has a bold and...
95 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "Brooding but not a bruiser. Finesse combines with power, offering fervent blackberry, fruitcake spice, ground pepper and orange zest accents that build intensity toward big but polished tannins. Zinfandel, Carignan, Mataro, Syrah and Alicante Bouschet. Drink...
93 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "Old-school meets new in this Zinfandel, with just enough polish and plumpness to match the briary rusticity. Offers expressive black cherry, smoky anise and white pepper flavors. Drink now through 2024." Bedrock is a perennial favorite...