1999 Belvedere Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley
|Origin:||United States, California, Sonoma North|
|Appellation:||Dry Creek Valley|
|Date tasted:||17 January 2004|
|Price when tasted:||US$20 (£13.85)|
<li> classic Dry Creek Zinfandel <li> would benefit form a bit of age<br><br> Belvedere's winemaker, Bob Bertheau, notes on the label that this 1999 Zinfandel is '… true, honest Dry Creek Zinfandel,' and he is right on the mark. It is loaded with blackb
Loaded with blackberry and boysenberry jammy fruit, with subtle notes of black pepper, vanilla and dried herbs. Big and bold in the best sense, with fleshy texture and soft tannins. Will reward 2-3 years cellaring.