1999 Belvedere Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley

Producer: Belvedere Winery
Vintage: 1999
Grape variety: Zinfandel
Origin: United States, California, Sonoma North
Appellation: Dry Creek Valley
Date tasted: 17 January 2004
Price when tasted: US$20 (£13.85)

Tasting notes


<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.

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