90 Points, Wine Enthusiast. 2012 Grgich Hills Estate Napa Valley Zinfandel
"This is an exuberantly fruity, spicy and robust wine, speckled with 2% Petite Sirah. Dark and full of red berry flavor, the palate is dusted in brown sugar and black pepper. Ripe and concentrated, it drinks smooth and elegant despite its serious power." -VB
From Grgich Hills Estate: We co-fermented the Zinfandel with a touch of Petite Sirah to add complexity and structure and then aged the wine in large oak casks so the lavors are well integrated but not overwhelmed by oak. This food-friendly Zinfandel’s fresh lavors of ripe blackberries, black cherries and a hint of pepper on the long inish is the perfect match for grilled meats with barbecue sauce, sausage pizza and hearty pastas.
Alc. By Vol. 15.5%